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

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $311,310,745, up 8.04% ($23,160,976) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $271,504,965, up 11.59% ($28,203,931) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $39,805,780, down 11.24% ($5,042,955) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $231,699,185, a 16.75% increase ($33,246,886) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Croatia was Russia’s 62nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 68th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1945% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1686% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Croatia was Russia’s 51st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 55th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2694% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2208% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Croatia was Russia’s 77th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 73rd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0671% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0739% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 83.23% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (91.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.63% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (5.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.08% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (0.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.27% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (2.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $24,780,651;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,915,830;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,293,971.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,717,148.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 5,333-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 262,083 0.10 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,091 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 225,975,231 83.23 222,059,4011.76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 70,311 0.03 441,390-84.07
29 Organic chemicals 49,514 0.02 60,101-17.62
31 Fertilizers 43,117 0.02 3,760,265-98.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23,909 0.01 13,85672.55
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 8,250 0.00 7,20014.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 552 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,756 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 391,083 0.14 476,999-18.01
40 Rubber and articles thereof 135,707 0.05 155,433-12.69
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,668 0.00 13,185-49.43
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 356 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 775,453 0.29 344,802124.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 521,117 0.19 418,54224.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,220 0.00 1,01020.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 60 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 26-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 3,326-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,222,849 0.82 928,878139.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 708,443 0.26 535,86132.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 246 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,781 0.00 5,202-8.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,485 0.00 2,752208.32
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 389,805 0.14 235,37365.61
70 Glass and glassware 200,257 0.07 53,673273.11
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,642 0.00 5,34780.33
72 Iron and steel 170,083 0.06 272,442-37.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,987 0.01 6,953144.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 81-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 36,806,872 13.56 12,026,221206.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 222-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,009,736 0.37 637,16358.47
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 602,820 0.22 339,58577.52
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 290,173 0.11 114,363153.73
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 80,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 51,865 0.02 30,05772.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 750 0.00 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 225,222 0.08 259,530-13.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 36,050 0.01 6,462457.88
SS Classified 477,421 0.18 0

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

The major share of Russian imports from Croatia 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) - 50.24% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (51.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.97% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (21.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.01% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (12.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.89% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (5.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.32% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (4.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.06% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (1.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $350,524;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $321,795;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $320,385;
  • 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 $192,315.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Croatia 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 $2,697,096;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,198,359;
  • 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 $759,340;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $485,337;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $331,640;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $263,110.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 4,021-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,889 0.02 2,708154.39
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,159-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 92,634 0.23 26,939243.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,050 0.01 17,362-88.19
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 113,864-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,406 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 307,170 0.77 275,36511.55
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 47,442 0.12 9,619393.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,881,798 4.73 1,991,371-5.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 103,805-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 95,898-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 222,096 0.56 127,57374.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 98 0.00 443-77.88
29 Organic chemicals 166,800 0.42 652,137-74.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,876,391 39.88 18,573,487-14.52
31 Fertilizers 1,798 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25,122 0.06 39,085-35.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,778,303 6.98 2,456,50813.10
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 9,563 0.02 28,157-66.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 80,789 0.20 77,6993.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 955,487 2.40 1,218,597-21.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 104,601 0.26 81,61228.17
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,829 0.02 1,906310.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39,612 0.10 31,91524.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 370,682 0.93 394,829-6.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11,053 0.03 98,653-88.80
52 Cotton 113,209 0.28 214,636-47.26
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,624 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,195 0.02 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,365,109 5.94 3,563,468-33.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,736,788 4.36 1,735,6800.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 707 0.00 1,317-46.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 535,263 1.34 214,878149.10
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,298 0.05 12,54653.82
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,285 0.01 17,000-86.56
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 14,716 0.04 32,459-54.66
69 Ceramic products 19,410 0.05 10,81079.56
70 Glass and glassware 40,590 0.10 17,436132.79
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 1,436-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,282,562 3.22 932,03837.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,613 0.01 4,66420.35
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,232 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 542,063 1.36 632,918-14.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 55,077 0.14 33,38065.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 229,296 0.58 560,936-59.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,869,968 17.26 6,966,691-1.39
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 1,587,238 3.99 2,346,578-32.36
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 129,617 0.33 149,466-13.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 159,334 0.40 159,420-0.05
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 333,901 0.84 141,586135.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 757,072 1.90 674,68012.21
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia