Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade with Austria in 2011

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 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $4,877,018,774, up 39.94% ($1,391,903,501) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Austria in 2011 totaled $1,757,520,365, up 71.97% ($735,554,011) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Austria in 2011 totaled $3,119,498,409, up 26.65% ($656,349,490) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Austria in 2011 was $1,361,978,044, a 5.50% decrease ($79,204,521) over 2010.

Austria was Russia’s 28th largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 29th in 2010), accounting for 0.5930% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5567% in 2010).

Austria was Russia’s 41st largest export market in 2011 (up from 48th in 2010), accounting for 0.3401% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2574% in 2010).

Austria was Russia’s 22nd largest supplier in 2011 (up from 23rd in 2010), accounting for 1.0202% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.0760% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 85.24% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (84.58% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.69% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.52% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.71% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.68% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.36% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.31% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.14% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.11% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.08% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.55% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.74% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.34% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2011 over 2010 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 $617,983,173;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $27,634,152;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $19,787,711;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $18,822,312;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $15,071,245;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $10,301,389;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $9,674,836;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $9,545,151;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $7,894,324.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Austria in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 0 0.00 59,783-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 88,544-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 23,178,831 1.32 3,391,120583.52
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 697,968 0.04 0
10 Cereals 1,730,168 0.10 4,549,795-61.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,112,190 0.52 5,962,84352.82
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,127,992 0.06 1,052,6687.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 273 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 153,829-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 652,627 0.04 309,252111.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 63,954-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 164,138-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 748,341 0.04 126,344492.30
26 Ores, slag and ash 16,577,854 0.94 1,506,6091,000.34
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,480,702,965 84.25 862,719,79271.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 51,903,706 2.95 24,269,554113.86
29 Organic chemicals 1,021,810 0.06 1,073,502-4.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 863,941-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 1,773,624-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 482,733 0.03 2,276,364-78.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 218,114 0.01 187,81016.14
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 12,582 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,162 0.00 63283.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 10,352 0.00 9,6417.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,626 0.00 133,606-95.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 316,837 0.02 2,462,811-87.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,829,400 0.62 2,935,076268.96
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 173,718-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,486,490-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 326,490 0.02 324,8030.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 44,484,830 2.53 34,939,67927.32
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 538,647-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,817,104 0.10 1,150,22657.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,264,490 0.07 1,015,57024.51
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 21,027 0.00 5,040317.20
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 192 0.00 18,502-98.96
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 12,886 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 333,505-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 41,303,921 2.35 22,481,60983.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 107,001 0.01 327,484-67.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,859 0.00 386,149-99.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,247 0.00 45,868-97.28
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 868,070 0.05 672,59429.06
69 Ceramic products 298 0.00 25,318-98.82
70 Glass and glassware 39,549 0.00 165,856-76.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 291,879 0.02 594,488-50.90
72 Iron and steel 22,132,089 1.26 12,457,25377.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,411,367 0.14 1,852,23230.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,446,463 0.25 605,166634.75
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,804,634 0.16 3,493,055-19.71
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 707,846-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 7,207-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,709,954 0.32 2,256,394153.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30,120 0.00 73,935-59.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,865 0.00 82,840-88.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,671,082 0.38 7,301,158-8.63
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 2,903,505 0.17 1,502,33593.27
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 399,205 0.02 329,19121.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,956,709 0.11 3,662,534-46.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,093,035 0.06 938,38816.48
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 213,969 0.01 0
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 5,794,988 0.33 4,131,33140.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,990,973 0.63 689,5841,493.86
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 465 0.00 40813.97
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 34,128 0.00 3,471883.23
SS Classified 43,440 0.00 1 051 248-95.87

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 51.24% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (40.95% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.26% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (26.46% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.94% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (11.83% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.00% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (7.57% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.84% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (7.53% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.30% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $366,835,620;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $124,359,211;
  • 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 $109,373,578;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $27,436,458;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $12,072,871;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $11,254,966.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $38,229,379;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $31,514,296;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $13,861,489.
Russia’s imports from Austria in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 10,876,089 0.35 5,676,08091.61
02 Meat and edible meat offal 37,169,063 1.19 33,342,79411.48
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,971,029 0.26 9,633,962-17.26
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 76,301-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 274,156 0.01 526,919-47.97
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,379,030 0.04 1,045,08231.95
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,894,176 0.22 1,218,582465.75
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,662,371 0.34 8,340,11827.84
10 Cereals 2,010,522 0.06 439,755357.19
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 905,560 0.03 484,58786.87
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,303,372 0.07 2,968,306-22.40
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 60,107 0.00 653,379-90.80
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 968,756 0.03 2,204,637-56.06
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,939,590 0.13 2,260,37974.29
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,809,067 0.09 1,406,21299.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,686,999 0.15 6,649,106-29.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,521,960 0.37 9,362,37123.07
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,634,849 0.28 10,554,400-18.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 68,266,162 2.19 61,373,93111.23
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 23,323,915 0.75 18,404,10226.73
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 13,575,979 0.44 9,816,74538.29
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8,126 0.00 71,920-88.70
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,796,457 0.06 2,216,397-18.95
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,968,725 0.10 12,228,030-75.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,896,007 0.06 3,218,113-41.08
29 Organic chemicals 28,419,548 0.91 21,430,42432.61
30 Pharmaceutical products 419,338,071 13.44 433,199,560-3.20
31 Fertilizers 100,824 0.00 9,707938.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 22,632,303 0.73 20,691,0719.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,363,221 0.20 4,545,44939.99
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 10,814,965 0.35 9,612,10812.51
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10,222,269 0.33 8,236,91024.10
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,053 0.00 72645.04
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 10,643 0.00 42,274-74.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 65,700,668 2.11 54,445,70220.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 73,836,698 2.37 77,637,312-4.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,772,461 0.76 18,687,25627.21
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 636 0.00 8,441-92.47
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 277,651 0.01 251,34910.46
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4,395 0.00 13,376-67.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 29,030,504 0.93 21,064,42037.82
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,598 0.00 78,190-97.96
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 218,574 0.01 163,45833.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 147,329,916 4.72 153,257,631-3.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,736,290 0.18 10,788,261-46.83
50 Silk 2,844 0.00 492478.05
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 443,991 0.01 174,242154.81
52 Cotton 51,244 0.00 41,83922.48
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 26,668 0.00 55,563-52.00
54 Man-made filaments 550,577 0.02 480,24414.65
55 Man-made staple fibers 14,143,067 0.45 9,285,17152.32
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,719,237 0.09 1,960,63038.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 70,098 0.00 37,53186.77
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 464,023 0.01 845,266-45.10
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,358,603 0.24 6,466,72213.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 223,903 0.01 164,73535.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,343,444 0.14 5,453,352-20.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,197,178 0.07 1,245,04276.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,192,351 0.04 1,582,576-24.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,210,743 0.07 3,791,137-41.69
65 Headgear and parts thereof 342,225 0.01 372,861-8.22
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 133,610 0.00 139,689-4.35
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,636 0.00 1,146130.02
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12,298,227 0.39 9,811,55425.34
69 Ceramic products 9,228,664 0.30 10,349,219-10.83
70 Glass and glassware 8,719,189 0.28 5,962,89746.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,478,769 0.18 4,340,12626.24
72 Iron and steel 62,574,907 2.01 94,089,203-33.49
73 Articles of iron or steel 82,916,350 2.66 84,295,423-1.64
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,982,511 0.35 5,150,257113.24
75 Nickel and articles thereof 316,211 0.01 136,337131.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14,681,524 0.47 15,591,876-5.84
78 Lead and articles thereof 137 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 35,504 0.00 28912,185.12
80 Tin and articles thereof 222,113 0.01 111,23899.67
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 600,145 0.02 537,49811.66
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,880,434 0.41 10,127,72727.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 93,523,749 3.00 81,450,87814.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,049,294,703 33.64 682,459,08353.75
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 235,435,262 7.55 126,061,68486.76
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 4,962,801 0.16 43,192,180-88.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 209,014,704 6.70 84,655,493146.90
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 51,476 0.00 32,70657.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 99,689,384 3.20 72,252,92637.97
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,702,528 0.12 1,939,87790.86
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 864,834 0.03 434,16599.19
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 39,732,492 1.27 31,865,84824.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 19,843,486 0.64 12,750,72455.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9,509,889 0.30 10,796,958-11.92
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 843 0.00 1,591-47.01
SS Classified 27,746,776 0.89 4 317 091542.72
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia