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Russian trade with Montenegro in 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Montenegro in 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Montenegro

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Montenegro totaled $39,878,977, up 132.36% ($22,716,534) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2018 totaled $11,747,966, up 3.01% ($343,301) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2018 totaled $28,131,011, up 388.57% ($22,373,233) from 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with Montenegro went from a surplus of $5,646,887 in 2017, to a deficit of $16,383,045 in 2018.

Montenegro was Russia’s 139th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 148th in 2017), accounting for 0.0058% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0029% in 2017).

Montenegro was Russia’s 149th largest export market in 2018 (down from 144th in 2017), accounting for 0.0026% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0032% in 2017).

Montenegro was Russia’s 103rd largest supplier in 2018 (up from 126th in 2017), accounting for 0.0118% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0025% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Montenegro

The major share of Russian exports to Montenegro in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 49.41% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (48.42% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.85% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (14.41% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 20.04% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (12.96% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.98% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (20.68% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.52% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (1.61% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $875,767;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $595,747;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $350,324;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $254,171;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $52,691.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $877,715;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $288,535;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $268,181;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $148,937;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $130,212;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $53,727.
Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 254,171 2.16 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,219 0.07 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,345-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,664 0.02 12,142-78.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 649-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9,366 0.08 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36,092 0.31 64,125-43.72
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 59,300 0.50 81,762-27.47
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,079,498 17.70 1,483,75140.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,354,256 20.04 1,478,48959.23
30 Pharmaceutical products 42,265 0.36 34,66721.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,053 0.01 131,265-99.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,171 0.05 1,854232.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,757 0.10 15,492-24.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,118 0.03 15,964-80.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 230-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,001 0.06 7,161-2.23
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 321 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,943 0.04 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 677 0.01 2,661-74.56
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20,987 0.18 2,424765.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 82 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 707 0.01 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 574-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 303 0.00 149,240-99.80
69 Ceramic products 69,895 0.59 17,204306.27
70 Glass and glassware 594 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 53,727-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,500 0.17 13,51944.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 300-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,783,298 49.23 5,432,9746.45
79 Zinc and articles thereof 47 0.00 454.44
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,629 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 108 0.00 635-82.99
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 472 0.00 20,513-97.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 751,356 6.40 1,019,537-26.30
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 138,510 1.18 427,045-67.57
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10,340 0.09 888,055-98.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 37,311 0.32 24,22354.03
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 245-100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 31,951 0.27 21,61647.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 65-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 167-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Montenegro

The major share of Russian imports from Montenegro in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 89.92% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (47.78% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.66% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (2.32% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (8.36% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $22,547,731;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $212,351;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $94,614.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $481,616.
Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 481,616-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 25,292,938 89.91 2,745,207821.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 30-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 225 0.00 2,029-88.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,818 0.01 3,856-52.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 47,184 0.17 28,75164.11
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 20,211 0.07 7288,628.57
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 96-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 15-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,083 0.02 2,534140.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 3,251-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,546,264 9.05 2,333,9139.10
72 Iron and steel 15,891 0.06 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 716 0.00 17,008-95.79
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 42-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 721-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 195-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 59,035 0.21 73,089-19.23
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 8,928 0.03 35,729-75.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 320 0.00 622-48.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 118,632 0.42 24,018393.93
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 12,766 0.05 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 5,049-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia