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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q3 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 Austria in the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Austria was $1,117,903,118, down 11.56% ($146,139,246) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $468,067,916, down 32.64% ($226,802,766) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $649,835,202, up 14.17% ($80,663,520) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade balance with Austria went from a surplus of $125,699,000 in the 3rd quarter of 2018, to a deficit of $181,767,286 in the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Austria was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 28th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.6740% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.7346% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Austria was Russia’s 39th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 32nd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4530% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6193% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Austria was Russia’s 21st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 24th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.0389% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9506% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.58% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (92.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.41% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.36% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.12% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,456,785.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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 $161,231,964;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $49,845,705;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $9,658,240;
  • 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 $5,453,520;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,670,171;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,667,949;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1,452,857.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 43,310-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 395,436 0.08 140282,354.29
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 65,302 0.01 134,692-51.52
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 99,334 0.02 13,985610.29
10 Cereals 580,261 0.12 98,125491.35
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 202,559-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 380,110 0.08 362,3824.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 326,450 0.07 721,653-54.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 331 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,169 0.00 13,462-83.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 326,004 0.07 76,807324.45
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 99,161 0.02 25,499288.88
26 Ores, slag and ash 31,394,175 6.71 81,239,880-61.36
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 397,157,208 84.85 558,389,172-28.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,101,497 0.24 6,555,017-83.20
29 Organic chemicals 994,051 0.21 411,694141.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 92 0.00 56,317-99.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 789 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 127,092 0.03 487,675-73.94
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 428 0.00 60,313-99.29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 40,071 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 22,014 0.00 10,705105.64
39 Plastics and articles thereof 938,021 0.20 717,81330.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,504,137 0.32 3,172,086-52.58
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,014,172 0.22 1,342,190-24.44
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 3,614-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,688,175 2.28 9,601,22511.32
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 116,985 0.02 44,759161.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 207,676 0.04 379,891-45.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 48,979 0.01 23,220110.93
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 86,726 0.02 131,089-33.84
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,023 0.00 1,883113.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 312 0.00 981-68.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29,988 0.01 24,09524.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,593-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,471 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 406,004 0.09 200,355102.64
70 Glass and glassware 719,884 0.15 397,45681.12
72 Iron and steel 1,180,975 0.25 10,839,215-89.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,866,367 0.40 409,582355.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,548 0.00 334363.47
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,170-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 950,145 0.20 1,105,432-14.05
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,746,136 1.44 8,198,993-17.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 28,314 0.01 10,856160.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 510,876 0.11 455,66412.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,752,814 0.59 4,422,985-37.76
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 1,047,065 0.22 964,0618.61
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 195,263 0.04 96,918101.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,024,280 0.22 766,76633.58
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,310 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 215,208 0.05 447,396-51.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 11,450-100.00
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 2,256,752 0.48 1,890,58719.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 357,453 0.08 288,28323.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,903 0.00 1822,044.51
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 34,517 0.01 14,713134.60
SS Classified 14,462 0.00 4583,057.64

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.11% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (50.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.52% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (18.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.44% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (11.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.86% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (7.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.22% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.78% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $32,405,464;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $28,984,620;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $20,799,293;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4,370,430;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,630,414.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $5,027,202;
  • 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 $2,639,498;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $2,182,651.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 664,597 0.10 729,093-8.85
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 79,457 0.01 124,965-36.42
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,934 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9 0.00 19-52.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 776,988 0.12 797,050-2.52
10 Cereals 64,783 0.01 26,556143.95
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 296,333 0.05 302,417-2.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 159,830 0.02 105,72851.17
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 44,135 0.01 16,470167.97
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 26-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 309,598 0.05 312,656-0.98
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11,081 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 664,480 0.10 562,78118.07
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,768,371 0.58 2,906,39429.66
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 997,794 0.15 824,93920.95
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,877,439 0.29 1,967,087-4.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,994,053 2.92 17,706,1517.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,678,423 1.18 6,181,30624.22
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,184,653 1.26 8,100,2861.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 783,326 0.12 729,6727.35
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 18,761-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,383,600 0.37 2,082,55614.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 391,631 0.06 585,313-33.09
29 Organic chemicals 2,194,855 0.34 2,261,219-2.93
30 Pharmaceutical products 87,875,702 13.52 58,891,08249.22
31 Fertilizers 11,780 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,199,710 0.65 3,897,3177.76
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,227,547 0.19 1,349,278-9.02
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 2,898,666 0.45 2,376,12021.99
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,591,141 0.40 2,464,3135.15
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1 0.00 3,050-99.97
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,362,726 1.59 9,800,9815.73
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,615,501 3.33 21,210,2731.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,496,241 1.00 4,938,73331.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 24,517 0.00 16,72846.56
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 69,418 0.01 66,6144.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,668,788 0.41 2,842,002-6.09
45 Cork and articles of cork 7,447 0.00 6041,132.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 23,772,434 3.66 21,142,02012.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 953,639 0.15 5,980,841-84.06
50 Silk 76 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 191,236 0.03 97,94495.25
52 Cotton 31,723 0.00 69,976-54.67
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 11,764 0.00 8341,310.55
54 Man-made filaments 32,731 0.01 105,417-68.95
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,811,317 0.28 3,993,968-54.65
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 270,439 0.04 352,964-23.38
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,530 0.00 10,740-85.75
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 68,583 0.01 262,513-73.87
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,810,748 0.28 1,427,18526.88
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 38,214 0.01 101,727-62.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 444,755 0.07 377,96817.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 45,585 0.01 77,363-41.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 191,380 0.03 85,342124.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 103,990 0.02 153,667-32.33
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33,508 0.01 84,156-60.18
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 6,956 0.00 932646.35
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,238,706 0.65 4,171,7251.61
69 Ceramic products 1,640,934 0.25 1,966,931-16.57
70 Glass and glassware 1,478,633 0.23 1,604,235-7.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 737,223 0.11 836,631-11.88
72 Iron and steel 3,740,111 0.58 3,544,5495.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 32,030,732 4.93 27,660,30215.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,200,371 0.18 2,792,936-57.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 224,908 0.03 153,67646.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,057,540 0.32 1,517,27935.61
79 Zinc and articles thereof 84,693 0.01 88,411-4.21
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,056-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 225,562 0.03 1,150,396-80.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,962,911 0.61 4,013,529-1.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 24,332,741 3.74 26,041,135-6.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 198,443,230 30.54 166,037,76619.52
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 47,213,482 7.27 49,852,980-5.29
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 1,760,198 0.27 806,002118.39
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 72,425,952 11.15 51,626,65940.29
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10,925 0.00 56,668-80.72
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,792,775 2.89 19,106,213-1.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 64,581 0.01 456,021-85.84
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 179,449 0.03 100179,349.00
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 5,448,507 0.84 5,756,439-5.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,818,151 0.90 4,213,62338.08
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,023,987 0.16 1,061,052-3.49
SS Classified 2,501,737 0.38 6 131 271-59.20
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia