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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q1 2019

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Austria in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $2,043,399,137, up 35.29% ($533,014,104) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $1,494,584,798, up 57.99% ($548,572,521) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $548,814,339, down 2.76% ($15,558,417) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $945,770,459, a 147.82% increase ($564,130,938) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Austria was Russia’s 18th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 21st in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.2980% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.9582% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Austria was Russia’s 18th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 26th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.4318% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.9183% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Austria was Russia’s 21st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 23rd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.0347% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.0335% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 97.19% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (95.45% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.74% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.39% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.68% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.21% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 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 $548,538,101.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,881 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 45,071 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 478,409-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,271 0.00 18,519-55.34
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 19,927 0.00 7327,197.26
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 178,630 0.01 70,208154.43
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 52,039 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 701,233 0.05 395,14877.46
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 197,795 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,500 0.00 15,5000.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 255,771 0.02 112,670127.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 2,625-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 55,578 0.00 227,859-75.61
26 Ores, slag and ash 38,619,566 2.58 37,441,0083.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,413,870,348 94.60 865,332,24763.39
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,269,916 0.22 2,261,11844.62
29 Organic chemicals 1,217,072 0.08 1,434,912-15.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 397-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,822 0.00 611198.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 79,315 0.01 153,501-48.33
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 28,994 0.00 33,464-13.36
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 41,177 0.00 10,349297.88
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 1,486-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,368 0.00 14,155-69.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 854,763 0.06 498,67271.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,077,551 0.14 1,245,99366.74
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 2,500,052-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,833 0.00 530811.89
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,505,411 0.64 11,016,268-13.71
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 110,272 0.01 25,869326.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 483,066 0.03 256,36888.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11,612 0.00 173,471-93.31
55 Man-made staple fibers 46 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 56,130 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 92 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 5,876-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 40 0.00 2,615-98.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,585 0.00 1,914-17.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 121,406 0.01 33,489262.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 52-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 115 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 241,463 0.02 344,982-30.01
70 Glass and glassware 497,052 0.03 454,6019.34
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8 0.00 102-92.16
72 Iron and steel 743,111 0.05 4,981,299-85.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 648,134 0.04 471,72337.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 230,964 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,833,329 0.12 1,596,52414.83
78 Lead and articles thereof 26,102 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,953,423 0.47 5,903,76417.78
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,030 0.00 10,336-70.68
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 652,443 0.04 197,552230.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,955,287 0.33 3,740,87432.46
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 1,693,830 0.11 699,259142.23
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 57,862 0.00 318,870-81.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 178,764 0.01 572,386-68.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 165,857 0.01 1,559,656-89.37
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,770 0.00 7,036-74.84
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 3,410,170 0.23 1,166,644192.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 324,039 0.02 191,47869.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,658 0.00 7,005-47.78
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,647 0.00 22,758-92.76
SS Classified 70,659 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 50.82% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (42.30% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.52% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (24.09% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.79% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (18.77% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.17% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.97% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.60% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.07% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.84% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.04% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $30,827,796;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9,540,441;
  • 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) - an increase of $5,293,723;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $3,899,102;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,470,859;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,649,481;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,926,875;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1,672,473.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $47,741,579;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,919,512;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5,477,951;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,867,918;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2,433,543.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
01 Live animals 236,012 0.04 712,638-66.88
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 113,923 0.02 81,40239.95
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 52,050-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 863,109 0.16 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 93,424 0.02 202,575-53.88
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 154 0.00 20670.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 687,083 0.13 520,83431.92
10 Cereals 2,709,814 0.49 782,939246.11
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 297,903 0.05 272,8349.19
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 246,187 0.04 141,50373.98
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 24,352 0.00 8,451188.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 277,289 0.05 428,324-35.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 589,644 0.11 605,671-2.65
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,305,354 0.60 655,873403.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 659,776 0.12 1,287,264-48.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,938,423 0.35 1,958,961-1.05
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14,783,058 2.69 15,940,043-7.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,824,049 1.24 3,353,190103.51
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,695,674 1.04 6,676,191-14.69
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 685,529 0.12 513,65133.46
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,364,671 0.25 1,395,646-2.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 568,962 0.10 531,4167.07
29 Organic chemicals 1,645,536 0.30 2,780,528-40.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 83,362,877 15.19 90,282,389-7.66
31 Fertilizers 12,130 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,825,653 0.33 2,997,925-39.10
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,304,615 0.42 1,214,89189.70
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 2,004,533 0.37 3,614,955-44.55
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,139,312 0.39 2,160,847-1.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,877,182 1.62 11,310,725-21.52
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,337,913 3.16 17,052,4241.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,502,941 0.64 4,037,614-13.24
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5,335 0.00 26,888-80.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 175,506 0.03 89,10296.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,356,899 0.25 2,416,034-43.84
45 Cork and articles of cork 66 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19,085,755 3.48 19,623,026-2.74
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,823,462 0.88 924,360421.82
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 177,388 0.03 589,321-69.90
52 Cotton 10,977 0.00 10,1008.68
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 661 0.00 1,385-52.27
54 Man-made filaments 62,232 0.01 8,789608.07
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,174,598 0.40 2,531,408-14.10
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 307,949 0.06 167,19384.19
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7,869 0.00 12,330-36.18
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 108,588 0.02 66,03964.43
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,265,648 0.23 1,524,933-17.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 48,315 0.01 84,200-42.62
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 190,932 0.03 427,366-55.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27,955 0.01 41,113-32.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 121,441 0.02 120,9100.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 94,214 0.02 280,786-66.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,226 0.00 9,108-9.68
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 97 0.00 8810.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,910,650 0.71 4,213,814-7.19
69 Ceramic products 1,828,548 0.33 1,571,12116.38
70 Glass and glassware 1,537,606 0.28 2,454,427-37.35
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 839,583 0.15 729,35815.11
72 Iron and steel 3,869,792 0.71 51,611,371-92.50
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,511,184 4.10 26,379,102-14.66
74 Copper and articles thereof 690,913 0.13 2,191,707-68.48
75 Nickel and articles thereof 81,853 0.01 135,527-39.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,338,574 0.24 1,978,713-32.35
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,124 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 162,615 0.03 11,0391,373.10
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 498,207 0.09 365,60636.27
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,380,134 0.62 3,741,752-9.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 21,214,714 3.87 19,542,2418.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 147,315,853 26.84 137,775,4126.92
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 56,092,915 10.22 50,799,19210.42
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 526,589 0.10 495,8596.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 61,899,421 11.28 31,071,62599.22
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 227 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,097,493 2.39 18,575,444-29.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 185,478 0.03 391,942-52.68
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 48,173 0.01 48,803-1.29
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 3,922,694 0.71 4,245,198-7.60
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,132,457 0.21 440,557157.05
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 968,835 0.18 1,637,969-40.85
SS Classified 6,727,512 1.23 3 436 72495.75
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia