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Russian trade in goods with Croatia 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 Croatia in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $591,058,409, up 84.55% ($270,792,811) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $543,203,569, up 100.18% ($271,849,150) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $47,854,840, down 2.16% ($1,056,339) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $495,348,729, a 122.69% increase ($272,905,489) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Croatia was Russia’s 44th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 61st in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3755% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2032% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Croatia was Russia’s 35th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 53rd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.5204% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2634% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Croatia was Russia’s 72nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 71st in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0902% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0896% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia 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) - 91.33% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (93.07% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.11% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (5.58% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $243,525,154;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $23,524,611;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,917,081.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 Croatia 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
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 29,575-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,920-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 31-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 496,086,307 91.33 252,561,15396.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,516 0.00 172,480-89.26
29 Organic chemicals 85,303 0.02 134,845-36.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 629 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 2,819,473 0.52 902,392212.44
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25,270 0.00 28,589-11.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 744 0.00 0
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 2,725 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,778 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 323,710 0.06 304,6306.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 313,957 0.06 288,2018.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 490-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 708,459 0.13 171,825312.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 661,748 0.12 329,872100.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 98 0.00 3,976-97.54
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 47,281-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 11-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 195-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 939 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 600 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 209,460 0.04 382,565-45.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 97,067 0.02 107,346-9.58
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 250 0.00 23986.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22 0.00 8,237-99.73
65 Headgear and parts thereof 168 0.00 340-50.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 208,405 0.04 115,20280.90
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 480-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 87,868 0.02 24,792254.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 63-100.00
72 Iron and steel 126,657 0.02 170,638-25.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,936 0.00 844721.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 176 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 38,499,877 7.09 14,975,266157.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 661,270 0.12 149,332342.82
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 522,964 0.10 166,448214.19
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 776,053 0.14 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,305 0.00 403,162.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 12,345 0.00 18,043-31.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 89,919 0.02 19,294366.05
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 125,285 0.02 206,685-39.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 28,460-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 2,846-100.00
SS Classified 727,286 0.13 0

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.99% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (47.74% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.71% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (3.07% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.68% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (28.14% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.98% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (13.77% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.37% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (4.12% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.13% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (0.76% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $12,811,972;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $704,041;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $352,855;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $288,338;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $180,816;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $167,724;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $165,420;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $161,114.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,251,509;
  • 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 $5,681,958;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $2,582,675;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $701,105;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $346,595;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $250,353;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $244,521;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $243,649;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $201,009.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,437 0.01 11,208-69.33
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12,909,661 26.98 97,68913,115.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,366 0.02 945679.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,717 0.01 6,607-28.61
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 199,145 0.42 137,00545.36
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 76,481 0.16 17,605334.43
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 884,758 1.85 1,231,353-28.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 41,847 0.09 10141,332.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 90,273 0.19 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 208,951 0.44 452,600-53.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 71,326 0.15 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 432 0.00 211104.74
29 Organic chemicals 1,382 0.00 702,487-99.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,058,125 25.20 18,309,634-34.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,380 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,925,442 6.11 3,175,795-7.88
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 23,848 0.05 8522,699.06
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 79,226 0.17 64,82222.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,088,721 2.28 1,008,3027.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 84,771 0.18 87,011-2.57
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,315 0.01 5,343-0.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 79,015 0.17 42,29486.82
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 33-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 451,386 0.94 314,89543.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12,597 0.03 13,462-6.43
52 Cotton 56,895 0.12 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 162-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,794 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,275,827 4.76 4,858,502-53.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,061,869 2.22 1,133,739-6.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,207 0.00 6,481-65.95
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 884,442 1.85 723,32822.27
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,015 0.00 1,279-20.64
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 12,511 0.03 14,017-10.74
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 47,548 0.10 112,646-57.79
69 Ceramic products 5,806 0.01 12,853-54.83
70 Glass and glassware 11,697 0.02 4,824142.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 180,868 0.38 52347,723.08
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 231-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,080,220 2.26 912,49618.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,214 0.00 393463.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 84 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 530,851 1.11 775,372-31.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 35,485 0.07 49,575-28.42
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 442,190 0.92 276,77059.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,131,105 14.90 6,427,06410.95
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 1,296,361 2.71 6,978,319-81.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 100,299 0.21 301,308-66.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 409,548 0.86 56,693622.40
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 159,900 0.33 45,927248.16
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 16,730-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 810,502 1.69 522,16455.22
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia