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Russian trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in Q2 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $27,049,497, down 29.31% ($11,217,551) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $8,057,267, down 53.00% ($9,087,015) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $18,992,230, down 10.09% ($2,130,536) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $10,934,963, a 174.85% increase ($6,956,479) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 109th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 108th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0169% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0224% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 123rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 108th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0080% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0156% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 87th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 85th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0320% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0348% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 51.64% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (32.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.57% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.79% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.78% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.67% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (16.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.29% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (26.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $794,692;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $577,498;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $483,777;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $183,933;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $67,764;
  • 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 $48,470;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $41,118;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $41,030;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $28,460;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $27,165.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd 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) - a decrease of $4,449,326;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2,306,083;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,264,272;
  • 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 $766,477;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $731,302;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $537,763;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $73,287;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $51,570;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $36,881;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $36,257;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $28,888;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $28,073.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 28,073-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 143,603 1.78 195,173-26.42
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 36,257-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 104,266 1.29 4,553,592-97.71
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 2,264,272-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 30,858 0.38 3,693735.58
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 907 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,147 0.01 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 16,055 0.20 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 4,190 0.05 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 28,460 0.35 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 40,961 0.51 578,724-92.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,019 0.15 48,900-75.42
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 731,302-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 780,294 9.68 202,796284.77
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 88,637 1.10 86,1482.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 184 0.00 5,723-96.78
52 Cotton 13,790 0.17 14,224-3.05
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 69 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 328 0.00 7,235-95.47
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 52,284 0.65 11,166368.24
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 4,064-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 265 0.00 29,153-99.09
72 Iron and steel 3,957,713 49.12 3,163,02125.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 188,245 2.34 4,3124,265.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 530-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,943 0.05 2,310,026-99.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 213 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10,264 0.13 83,551-87.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 773,460 9.60 289,683167.00
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 805,541 10.00 1,572,018-48.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 515,385 6.40 474,3558.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 127,085 1.58 59,321114.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 15,572 0.19 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 237,080 2.94 188,61025.70
SS Classified 104,449 1.30 198 360-47.34

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 50.72% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (55.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.03% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (10.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.61% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.34% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (15.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.29% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,135,975;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $309,237;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $234,555;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $228,847;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $70,985.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,979,917;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,406,801;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $729,307;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $260,659;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $207,305;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $204,556;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $165,249;
  • 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) - a decrease of $121,315;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $88,763.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 87,570 0.46 53,65263.22
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,107,686 21.63 1,971,711108.33
10 Cereals 3,605 0.02 1,90189.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 9,041-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,794-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 2,159-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 518,451 2.73 209,214147.81
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 37,010 0.19 37,585-1.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 175,344 0.92 382,649-54.18
29 Organic chemicals 68 0.00 164-58.54
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,347,290 49.22 11,327,207-17.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,734 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31,232 0.16 28,06511.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 73,542 0.39 52,25840.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,338-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 300,884 1.58 72,037317.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 638 0.00 48,456-98.68
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 263-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 168 0.00 194-13.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 67-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 8,488-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 778 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 204,556-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 774,265 4.08 863,028-10.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 457,392 2.41 622,641-26.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16,078 0.08 1739,193.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,142,723 6.02 1,071,7386.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,310 0.02 2,16099.54
69 Ceramic products 1,375 0.01 13,510-89.82
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 326-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 450 0.00 553-18.63
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 5,507-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,638 0.08 275,297-94.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,177 0.01 1,619-27.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,261 0.03 2,72692.99
79 Zinc and articles thereof 12,498 0.07 9,93325.82
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,116 0.02 8,989-65.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18,310 0.10 12,27249.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 575,970 3.03 1,982,771-70.95
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 586,136 3.09 529,90210.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 42,907 0.23 772,214-94.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7 0.00 1,292-99.46
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 221,138 1.16 342,453-35.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 425,418 2.24 190,863122.89
SS Classified 61 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia