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Russian trade with Croatia in 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 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $1,669,392,130, up 15.99% ($230,113,270) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2019 totaled $1,474,144,945, up 19.89% ($244,602,596) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2019 were $195,247,185, down 6.91% ($14,489,326) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in 2019 was $1,278,897,760, a 25.41% increase ($259,091,922) over 2018.

Croatia was Russia’s 56th largest trading partner in 2019 (up from 59th in 2018), accounting for 0.2504% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2092% in 2018).

Croatia was Russia’s 47th largest export market in 2019 (just as in 2018), accounting for 0.3487% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2733% in 2018).

Croatia was Russia’s 76th largest supplier in 2019 (down from 69th in 2018), accounting for 0.0801% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0881% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.69% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (91.94% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.38% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (5.36% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.44% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.27% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2019 over 2018 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 $221,236,101;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $32,147,134.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,188,007;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $5,972,976.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 120 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 43,004 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 19-100.00
10 Cereals 0 0.00 13,095-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10,857 0.00 42,336-74.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 349,700 0.02 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 22,682-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 262,083 0.02 190,25637.75
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,091 0.00 3119,548.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,351,650,879 91.69 1,130,414,77819.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 189,249 0.01 1,169,815-83.82
29 Organic chemicals 366,694 0.02 358,4632.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,037 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 3,406,392 0.23 11,594,399-70.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 93,744 0.01 147,742-36.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,747 0.00 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 15,137 0.00 20,234-25.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 552 0.00 1,788-69.13
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 7,924-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,379 0.00 3014,496.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,720,967 0.12 1,751,900-1.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 750,883 0.05 593,74026.47
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 56-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8,188 0.00 54,813-85.06
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 650 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,525,686 0.17 1,420,96277.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,870,357 0.13 2,043,067-8.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 151,681 0.01 23,258552.17
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 227-100.00
52 Cotton 7,655 0.00 1,464422.88
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 8,144 0.00 4119,763.41
54 Man-made filaments 53,618 0.00 87,038-38.40
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 11-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 60 0.00 3,384-98.23
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 318 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 221-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 939 0.00 4,141-77.32
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 600 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,171,998 0.28 2,662,31756.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,866,132 0.13 1,250,40149.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,549 0.00 2,244414.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,261 0.00 13,439-60.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13,246 0.00 3,097327.70
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,408,323 0.10 661,102113.03
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 480-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 823,877 0.06 156,429426.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,647 0.00 50,552-80.92
72 Iron and steel 673,135 0.05 6,646,111-89.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 44,085 0.00 210,478-79.05
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,156,446 0.15 1,786120,641.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 91,241,161 6.19 59,094,02754.40
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 207-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 131 0.00 1,798-92.71
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,272 0.00 6,021-78.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,859,033 0.19 2,055,08939.12
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 1,743,794 0.12 1,284,58935.75
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 1,066,227 0.07 989,8527.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 31,678 0.00 850,368-96.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 24,440 0.00 322,329-92.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 269,537 0.02 231,27016.55
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 750 0.00 1,000-25.00
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 640,031 0.04 664,196-3.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 64,540 0.00 43,19049.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,733 0.00 5,046-6.20
SS Classified 1,507,508 0.10 2 367 016-36.31

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 50.82% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (49.34% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.01% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (24.17% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.80% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (4.17% in 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.25% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (11.58% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.45% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (6.26% in 2018).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $12,992,264;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,653,049;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,212,318;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1,028,312;
  • 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 $738,999.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2019 over 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 $7,147,263;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,388,454;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $5,926,082;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4,010,547;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $2,512,991;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,265,061;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1,719,315;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,547,968;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $943,648;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $796,549;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $617,375.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 2,779 0.00 4,021-30.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 25,184 0.01 67,448-62.66
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 13,177,448 6.75 185,1847,015.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 12,592 0.01 19,443-35.24
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 21,781 0.01 9,879120.48
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 12,400 0.01 10,94013.35
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 937,739 0.48 959,806-2.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 302,930 0.16 137,783119.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,231,723 3.19 7,028,272-11.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 82,899 0.04 107,576-22.94
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 276,546 0.14 95,898188.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,376,192 0.70 1,262,6688.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 71,326 0.04 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 700 0.00 1,111-36.99
29 Organic chemicals 472,782 0.24 1,416,430-66.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 78,495,319 40.20 84,883,773-7.53
31 Fertilizers 1,798 0.00 257,092.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 106,969 0.05 127,249-15.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,820,307 7.59 12,167,25821.80
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 137,532 0.07 97,73340.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 430,081 0.22 250,87971.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,296,818 2.20 4,169,9793.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 465,176 0.24 367,20426.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39,803 0.02 9,302327.90
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14,425 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 287,721 0.15 150,59491.06
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 253 0.00 15563.23
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,294,287 0.66 1,397,046-7.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 36,447 0.02 163,422-77.70
52 Cotton 419,478 0.21 518,910-19.16
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,624 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 162-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 820-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 20,976 0.01 20,4822.41
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 34 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11,219,960 5.75 17,146,042-34.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,965,490 2.54 4,397,48512.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,119 0.00 13,603-32.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,099,745 1.59 1,887,42764.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 239,055 0.12 248,681-3.87
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 42,730 0.02 56,122-23.86
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 277,827 0.14 2,790,818-90.04
69 Ceramic products 158,974 0.08 39,336304.14
70 Glass and glassware 106,209 0.05 113,770-6.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 227,846 0.12 1,52114,880.01
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 231-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,921,920 2.52 6,469,888-23.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 29,501 0.02 48,514-39.19
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6,040 0.00 623,415-99.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,608,883 1.34 3,114,507-16.23
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 175,194 0.09 209,117-16.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 937,952 0.48 2,657,267-64.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,419,452 14.56 30,684,513-7.38
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 6,867,123 3.52 14,014,386-51.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 648,605 0.33 801,935-19.12
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,175,493 0.60 5,186,040-77.33
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 992,778 0.51 253,779291.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 16,731-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,243,220 2.17 3,214,90831.99
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia