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

Russia’s Trade with Montenegro

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Montenegro totaled $55,541,203, up 39.27% ($15,662,226) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2019 totaled $26,774,216, up 127.91% ($15,026,250) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2019 totaled $28,766,987, up 2.26% ($635,976) from 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Montenegro in 2019 was $1,992,771, a 87.84% decrease ($14,390,274) over 2018.

Montenegro was Russia’s 134th largest trading partner in 2019 (up from 139th in 2018), accounting for 0.0083% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0058% in 2018).

Montenegro was Russia’s 136th largest export market in 2019 (up from 149th in 2018), accounting for 0.0063% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0026% in 2018).

Montenegro was Russia’s 103rd largest supplier in 2019 (just as in 2018), accounting for 0.0118% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Montenegro

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 74.38% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (49.41% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.61% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (20.85% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.61% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (20.04% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.25% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (7.98% in 2018).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $14,047,171;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $771,923;
  • 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 $172,089;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $160,087;
  • 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 $134,917.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $263,586;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $254,171.
Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 254,171-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 8,219-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,418 0.05 0
10 Cereals 54,060 0.20 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,821 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 71 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,323 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22,856 0.09 2,664757.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,774 0.02 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 42,649 0.16 9,366355.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 45,067 0.17 36,09224.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 68,244 0.25 59,30015.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,851,421 10.65 2,079,49837.12
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,305,864 8.61 2,354,256-2.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 628 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 22 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,848 0.06 42,265-62.50
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 161,140 0.60 1,05315,202.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20,754 0.08 6,171236.32
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 69 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,774 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,866 0.03 11,757-24.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,444 0.02 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15,414 0.06 3,118394.36
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 212 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,792 0.03 7,001-2.99
54 Man-made filaments 32,729 0.12 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 321-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 133 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,025 0.02 4,943-18.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 272 0.00 677-59.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,732 0.03 20,987-63.16
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 449 0.00 82447.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 762 0.00 418,950.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 707-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 34 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,386 0.03 3032,667.66
69 Ceramic products 103,674 0.39 69,89548.33
70 Glass and glassware 3,627 0.01 594510.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 48,118 0.18 19,500146.76
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 19,830,469 74.07 5,783,298242.89
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 47-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,629-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 951 0.00 108780.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 34,153 0.13 4727,135.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 487,770 1.82 751,356-35.08
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 310,599 1.16 138,510124.24
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 8,477 0.03 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 24,490 0.09 10,340136.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38,774 0.14 37,3113.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 35 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 166,868 0.62 31,951422.26
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,070 0.03 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 66 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Montenegro

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 92.26% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (89.92% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.19% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (0.66% in 2018).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,220,687;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $139,816.

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

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $765,070.
Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 12,335 0.04 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 235 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,356 0.04 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 26,513,625 92.17 25,292,9384.83
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 24,472 0.09 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,233 0.01 2251,336.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 500 0.00 1,818-72.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 49,100 0.17 47,1844.06
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 20,211-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 6,083-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,781,194 6.19 2,546,264-30.05
69 Ceramic products 84 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 19,921 0.07 15,89125.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 835 0.00 71616.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 204 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 278 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,722 0.10 59,035-53.04
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 55,911 0.19 8,928526.24
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15 0.00 320-95.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 258,448 0.90 118,632117.86
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 0 0.00 12,766-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 519 0.00 0
SS Classified 6,000 0.02 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia