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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $1,638,451,882, up 1.83% ($29,509,061) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $909,207,037, down 9.54% ($95,886,738) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $729,244,845, up 20.77% ($125,395,799) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $179,962,192, a 55.15% decrease ($221,282,537) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Austria was Russia’s 23rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 25th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.9109% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.8612% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Austria was Russia’s 26th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 29th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.8129% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8074% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Austria was Russia’s 21st largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 25th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.0720% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9686% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 95.87% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (95.04% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.11% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.96% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.98% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.55% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.75% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.08% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $61,234,350;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $22,406,678;
  • 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 $4,476,499.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 42,912-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 457,109 0.05 339,58034.61
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 39,814 0.00 39,4350.96
10 Cereals 26,925 0.00 33,546-19.74
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 194,628-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 872,009 0.10 45,1891,829.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 276,623 0.03 736,072-62.42
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6,688 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,028 0.00 20,187-10.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 566,091 0.06 239,106136.75
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 87,395 0.01 11377,240.71
26 Ores, slag and ash 23,475,023 2.58 84,709,373-72.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 848,097,813 93.28 870,504,491-2.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,849,793 0.31 7,326,292-61.10
29 Organic chemicals 1,447,565 0.16 869,15766.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 27 0.00 12125.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23,719 0.00 2,341913.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 194,649 0.02 92,356110.76
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 37,988 0.00 19,45195.30
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,323 0.00 1,359-2.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 41,011 0.00 29,66438.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 695,732 0.08 602,35015.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,563,991 0.17 1,866,284-16.20
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 145,297 0.02 228,301-36.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 275 0.00 570-51.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,760,706 1.07 9,220,8035.86
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 75,762 0.01 124,172-38.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 233,595 0.03 255,903-8.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 62,753 0.01 14,994318.52
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 221-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 102 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,453 0.00 20,378-78.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,138 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,742 0.00 2137,000.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,264 0.00 909699.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 754 0.00 30,771-97.55
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 415,356 0.05 181,528128.81
70 Glass and glassware 590,613 0.06 468,84925.97
72 Iron and steel 804,862 0.09 3,374,181-76.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,066,161 0.12 832,63428.05
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,476 0.00 1912,767.02
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 673,703 0.07 2,961,884-77.25
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,880,661 0.65 7,997,117-26.47
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 20,500 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 482,674 0.05 460,8724.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,186,949 0.35 4,405,900-27.67
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 1,015,526 0.11 1,537,722-33.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 500,608 0.06 1,232,250-59.37
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 9,468 0.00 7,47126.73
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 823,857 0.09 830,809-0.84
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4,529 0.00 6,070-25.39
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 1,674,702 0.18 2,835,822-40.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 361,031 0.04 336,5647.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,522 0.00 4,38148.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26,186 0.00 8,608204.21
SS Classified 582,496 0.06 0

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 51.86% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (52.76% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.81% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (18.60% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.35% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (10.81% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.07% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (7.64% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.15% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.03% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.77% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.05% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $69,311,556;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $51,084,248;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $10,702,235;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $3,183,109;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,718,799.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $9,127,510;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2,407,436;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,370,133.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 1,896,375 0.26 1,300,89645.77
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 70,467 0.01 82,315-14.39
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 608,075 0.08 786,766-22.71
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 36 0.00 141-74.47
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 900,074 0.12 777,86015.71
10 Cereals 15,670 0.00 195,201-91.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 254,370 0.03 266,865-4.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 83,266 0.01 113,260-26.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 30,022 0.00 23,84125.93
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 346,001 0.05 430,152-19.56
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 704,437 0.10 1,025,163-31.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,570,408 0.63 4,171,7419.56
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,189,597 0.16 1,124,7795.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,510,695 0.34 2,254,66511.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 20,461,983 2.81 20,015,2052.23
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,668,033 1.05 6,554,33116.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 10,217,424 1.40 7,034,31545.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 866,077 0.12 778,80511.21
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,489,929 0.20 1,340,39811.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 447,829 0.06 646,572-30.74
29 Organic chemicals 2,904,518 0.40 1,770,46964.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 106,536,757 14.61 55,452,50992.12
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 84,450-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,802,823 0.52 4,483,212-15.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,282,300 0.18 1,506,569-14.89
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 2,699,767 0.37 3,462,391-22.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,247,374 0.45 2,517,57828.99
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 39,089-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,365,908 1.42 12,773,344-18.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,208,626 3.05 24,578,759-9.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,557,500 0.76 4,978,65611.63
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 62,805 0.01 11,374452.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 107,090 0.01 124,169-13.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,062,823 0.42 1,915,58459.89
45 Cork and articles of cork 2,123 0.00 722194.04
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 36,873 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22,981,462 3.15 20,262,66313.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,208,320 0.58 2,165,50294.33
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 120,150 0.02 275,006-56.31
52 Cotton 52,595 0.01 80,477-34.65
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5,948 0.00 1,034475.24
54 Man-made filaments 11,769 0.00 76,822-84.68
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,657,937 0.36 2,600,1952.22
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 216,097 0.03 378,863-42.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 8,290 0.00 5,73044.68
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 112,251 0.02 211,309-46.88
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,594,091 0.22 1,502,5246.09
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 187,578 0.03 175,7376.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 403,972 0.06 414,566-2.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 39,474 0.01 46,175-14.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 77,587 0.01 125,917-38.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 64,266 0.01 332,228-80.66
65 Headgear and parts thereof 34,481 0.00 91,043-62.13
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,306 0.00 1,054118.79
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 743 0.00 1,761-57.81
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,621,963 0.91 4,882,41535.63
69 Ceramic products 2,375,067 0.33 3,498,513-32.11
70 Glass and glassware 2,242,016 0.31 1,956,33814.60
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 970,487 0.13 1,246,319-22.13
72 Iron and steel 5,784,227 0.79 6,051,478-4.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 36,456,575 5.00 25,754,34041.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,070,919 0.28 2,496,033-17.03
75 Nickel and articles thereof 760,239 0.10 201,329277.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,379,703 0.19 1,380,725-0.07
79 Zinc and articles thereof 117,319 0.02 65,50079.11
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,143 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 442,906 0.06 921,522-51.94
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,648,338 0.50 3,969,574-8.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 24,789,591 3.40 24,442,7171.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 243,612,946 33.41 174,301,39039.77
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 52,567,242 7.21 61,694,752-14.79
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 1,065,327 0.15 1,187,156-10.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 58,121,073 7.97 59,391,048-2.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,819,055 3.13 22,002,3133.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 373,094 0.05 593,682-37.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 133,296 0.02 63,154111.07
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 5,470,846 0.75 6,955,802-21.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,838,577 0.66 4,503,9607.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,371,011 0.19 1,311,6274.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 580,525 0.08 0
SS Classified 1,642,988 0.23 3 606 607-54.45
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia