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

Russia’s Trade with Hungary

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Hungary was $6,357,159,822, down 8.72% ($607,317,033) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Hungary in 2019 were $4,083,216,211, down 14.96% ($718,063,398) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Hungary in 2019 totaled $2,273,943,611, up 5.12% ($110,746,365) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Hungary in 2019 was $1,809,272,600, a 31.42% decrease ($828,809,763) over 2018.

Hungary was Russia’s 20th largest trading partner in 2019 (up from 21st in 2018), accounting for 0.9537% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.0121% in 2018).

Hungary was Russia’s 21st largest export market in 2019 (just as in 2018), accounting for 0.9658% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.0670% in 2018).

Hungary was Russia’s 23rd largest supplier in 2019 (up from 26th in 2018), accounting for 0.9328% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9083% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Hungary

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 89.75% of Russia’s total exports to Hungary (86.98% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.40% of Russia’s total exports to Hungary (7.11% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.55% of Russia’s total exports to Hungary (4.20% in 2018).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Hungary 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) - a decrease of $514,024,356;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $90,565,696;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $30,956,876;
  • 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 $26,179,826;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $24,438,448;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $20,941,081.
Russia’s exports to Hungary in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 117-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 557,795 0.01 355,65356.84
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 196,140 0.00 113,09373.43
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 345,380 0.01 266,31829.69
10 Cereals 46,478 0.00 31,81146.11
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 216,439 0.01 48,009350.83
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 484,497 0.01 1,279,903-62.15
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8,222 0.00 4,82270.51
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 196,262 0.00 3,9624,853.61
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 286,656 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 16 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 66,742 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,684,322 0.04 491,519242.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 722,395 0.02 615,92917.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 21,190-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 390,371 0.01 159,474144.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,345,131 0.06 76,3952,969.74
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,661,828,553 89.68 4,175,852,909-12.31
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 84,025,104 2.06 110,204,930-23.76
29 Organic chemicals 25,688,084 0.63 56,644,960-54.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,041,197 0.07 2,817,9017.92
31 Fertilizers 9,032,164 0.22 12,339,041-26.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 210,669 0.01 55,197281.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,764,059 0.04 1,900,045-7.16
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 75,753 0.00 111,222-31.89
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 120,496 0.00 52,938127.62
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,391 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 86,507 0.00 951,845-90.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,814,804 0.09 2,084,53983.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 133,386,845 3.27 154,327,926-13.57
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 74,601 0.00 324,307-77.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,025 0.00 5,20335.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16,069,981 0.39 16,789,267-4.28
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 1,897,152-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,527,236 0.06 2,702,220-6.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 62,426 0.00 16,055288.83
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 18,550-100.00
52 Cotton 70,380 0.00 470,200-85.03
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 9,415-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 22 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 165 0.00 13125.95
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,636 0.00 4,261-14.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4,805 0.00 5,235-8.21
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 494 0.00 1,460-66.16
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 57,413 0.00 48311,786.75
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 65,386 0.00 11,882450.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 380,659 0.01 91,827314.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 353,452 0.01 82,422328.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 29,399 0.00 1,0032,831.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 110 0.00 508-78.35
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 523 0.00 1,798-70.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,776,637 0.04 2,052,258-13.43
69 Ceramic products 18,776 0.00 49,864-62.35
70 Glass and glassware 1,165,903 0.03 1,780,431-34.52
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,816 0.00 5,100-5.57
72 Iron and steel 8,004,189 0.20 32,442,637-75.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,847,225 0.05 1,948,813-5.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,247 0.00 5501,217.64
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,917,811 0.12 6,542,208-24.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 938,714 0.02 1,279,233-26.62
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,453 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,352 0.00 29,133-91.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 79,584 0.00 63,19425.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 14,564 0.00 8,17878.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 83,975,253 2.06 87,868,642-4.43
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 10,031,141 0.25 11,815,407-15.10
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 1,449,112 0.04 92,014,808-98.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,685,959 0.11 6,699,249-30.05
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,945,302 0.10 3,341,16318.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 57 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,172 0.00 4,930-76.23
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 5,990,021 0.15 5,705,0095.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 239,432 0.01 143,49266.86
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,750,586 0.09 4,118,337-8.93
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14,082 0.00 19,240-26.81
SS Classified 23,638 0.00 102 706-76.98

Russia’s Imports from Hungary

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 46.13% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (44.03% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 28.70% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (28.94% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.91% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (12.05% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.81% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (3.06% in 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.80% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (1.83% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (1.31% in 2018).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $64,204,058;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $52,686,892;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $19,239,691;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $10,296,285;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,313,429;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $8,259,473;
  • 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) - an increase of $8,102,519.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $28,648,537;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $17,704,456;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $12,074,783;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $9,355,642.
Russia’s imports from Hungary in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 25,345,993 1.11 21,930,74315.57
02 Meat and edible meat offal 865,264 0.04 1,901,416-54.49
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,229,568 0.54 12,616,857-3.07
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 278,661 0.01 6,3664,277.33
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 13,660,341 0.60 15,793,711-13.51
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,391,892 0.06 2,928,111-52.46
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,577 0.00 12,474-63.31
10 Cereals 36,772,594 1.62 65,421,131-43.79
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 15,827 0.00 6,116158.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 16,022,837 0.70 11,711,97436.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 57,877 0.00 344,545-83.20
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 171,258 0.01 823,888-79.21
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 13,166,838 0.58 11,558,95713.91
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14,029,932 0.62 12,053,35816.40
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,860,718 0.13 3,664,513-21.93
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 22,309,920 0.98 27,862,304-19.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 21,944,856 0.97 31,300,498-29.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,339,200 0.15 3,354,706-0.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 35,609,092 1.57 33,627,3065.89
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,304,028 0.23 3,744,41541.65
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,545 0.00 3163,237.03
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,899,932 0.17 4,388,456-11.13
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,464,857 0.15 5,598,514-38.11
29 Organic chemicals 48,601,130 2.14 66,305,586-26.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 408,397,053 17.96 355,710,16114.81
31 Fertilizers 257,895 0.01 352,340-26.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,428,429 0.15 2,902,44818.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,534,960 0.68 13,419,74815.76
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 29,676,875 1.31 27,502,0517.91
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 11,188,371 0.49 9,425,61618.70
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 227 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 34,621,833 1.52 46,696,616-25.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 67,465,200 2.97 72,255,056-6.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 29,953,103 1.32 25,769,02216.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,295,746 0.14 3,420,730-3.65
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 24,573 0.00 42,081-41.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,878,836 0.21 5,105,660-4.44
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19,876,499 0.87 21,606,215-8.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,745,427 0.08 1,675,1934.19
52 Cotton 37,191 0.00 28,45030.72
54 Man-made filaments 512,707 0.02 178,673186.95
55 Man-made staple fibers 10,523 0.00 7,06848.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 13,254,735 0.58 9,202,88744.03
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 69,157 0.00 15,029360.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 28,882 0.00 11724,585.47
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 326,732 0.01 150,933116.47
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,553,811 0.07 1,647,504-5.69
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,440,184 0.15 4,146,624-17.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,933,733 0.30 7,177,712-3.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 668,813 0.03 641,8864.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,914,252 0.61 16,238,320-14.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 92,549 0.00 109,704-15.64
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 283 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,191,833 0.14 2,363,07635.07
69 Ceramic products 2,823,494 0.12 3,454,777-18.27
70 Glass and glassware 6,103,196 0.27 4,219,11844.66
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 168,196 0.01 144,12716.70
72 Iron and steel 22,110,071 0.97 23,467,209-5.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,727,091 1.04 21,277,65211.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 626,267 0.03 382,81363.60
75 Nickel and articles thereof 8,447 0.00 968,857-99.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,977,222 0.26 7,774,451-23.12
78 Lead and articles thereof 54,074 0.00 50,7136.63
79 Zinc and articles thereof 122,717 0.01 81,82249.98
80 Tin and articles thereof 80,244 0.00 127,324-36.98
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 30,726 0.00 28,9296.21
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,972,429 0.17 4,961,968-19.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,299,082 0.32 7,012,9924.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 593,027,569 26.08 573,787,8783.35
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 196,641,159 8.65 188,538,6404.30
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 17,194,445 0.76 20,544,389-16.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 209,095,954 9.20 144,891,89644.31
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 221,256 0.01 142,66855.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 32,855,126 1.44 24,541,69733.87
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 240,589 0.01 269,998-10.89
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5 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 18,558,146 0.82 13,076,80741.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 38,576,883 1.70 30,317,41027.24
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 138,628,216 6.10 128,331,9318.02
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 836 0.00 0
SS Classified 62,022 0.00 53 99914.86
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia