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Russian trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $742,479,528, up 69.02% ($303,198,696) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011 totaled $690,419,444, up 71.41% ($287,630,088) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011 totaled $52,060,084, up 42.66% ($15,568,608) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011 was $638,359,360, a 74.27% increase ($272,061,480) over 2010.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 72nd largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 73rd in 2010), accounting for 0.0903% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0702% in 2010).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in 2011 (just as in 2010), accounting for 0.1336% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1014% in 2010).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 92nd largest supplier in 2011 (up from 95th in 2010), accounting for 0.0170% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0159% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 97.09% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (96.33% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.50% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.09% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.15% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.97% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 $282,277,886;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,602,886.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 33,047 0.00 416,348-92.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 656 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 223,361 0.03 197,18813.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 177-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 670,297,158 97.09 388,019,27272.75
29 Organic chemicals 1,099,841 0.16 849,71229.44
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 0 0.00 160-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 6,477-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,030 0.00 73,289-78.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 58,533 0.01 225,032-73.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40,726 0.01 101,756-59.98
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 77,539 0.01 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 54,199-100.00
52 Cotton 57,090 0.01 73,936-22.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 818 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 56 0.00 102-45.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 48 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,241-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 98,063 0.01 50,70193.41
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 83,998-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 98,998 0.01 94,2645.02
72 Iron and steel 6,827,780 0.99 3,224,894111.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,002,460 0.15 586,11771.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 94,803 0.01 43220,372.09
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 643 0.00 6,394-89.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,421 0.00 86,504-86.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,010,638 0.58 3,398,00218.03
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 3,902,070 0.57 4,833,657-19.27
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 653,528 0.09 1,91634,008.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 226,219 0.03 51,955335.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,548,391 0.22 147,066952.85
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 28,560 0.00 204,288-86.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,654 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 313 0.00 668-53.14

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 55.62% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (57.77% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.34% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.68% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.84% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (9.68% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.37% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (9.53% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.86% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.05% in 2010).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6,952,267;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $2,891,773;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $1,527,165;
  • 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 $1,154,612;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,112,999;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $855,988;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $810,261;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $316,462;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $209,113.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $214,744;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $171,776.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 158,176 0.30 20,828659.44
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,158,784 7.99 3,302,79625.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 78,489-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,732 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,677 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27,999 0.05 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 74,121-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,494,534 2.87 339,922339.67
30 Pharmaceutical products 27,075,273 52.01 20,123,00634.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 376,817 0.72 548,593-31.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,910 0.02 68,936-88.53
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 316,462 0.61 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 189,363 0.36 51,881264.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17,712 0.03 1,1801,401.02
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,794 0.00 1,59912.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 814 0.00 297174.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 553 0.00 318,333.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,079 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,259 0.01 3,03740.24
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 729,168 1.40 520,05540.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,515,167 2.91 1,468,2053.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 434 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,431,078 8.51 1,539,305187.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 445 0.00 787-43.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 200,223 0.38 174,65014.64
69 Ceramic products 55,638 0.11 78,056-28.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 378,258 0.73 593,002-36.21
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 206 0.00 114,427-99.82
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 69,998 0.13 38,60881.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,827 0.00 353417.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,031,411 3.90 1,221,15066.35
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 3,660,262 7.03 3,622,4901.04
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 0 0.00 1,358-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,251,396 2.40 138,397804.21
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 284 0.00 9,784-97.10
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 3,881,985 7.46 2,354,82064.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,351 0.01 1,341448.17
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia