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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q1 2020

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 first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Austria was $1,033,737,430, down 49.41% ($1,009,661,707) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $497,529,844, down 66.71% ($997,054,954) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $536,207,586, down 2.30% ($12,606,753) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Austria went from a surplus of $945,770,459 in the 1st quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $38,677,742 in the 1st quarter of 2020.

Austria was Russia’s 30th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 18th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.7273% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.2980% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Austria was Russia’s 36th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 18th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5591% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.4318% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Austria was Russia’s 21st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 1.0087% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.0347% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.34% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (97.19% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.70% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.68% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.28% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.74% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.40% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.51% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.07% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.47% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $3,034,834.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $970,782,072;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $27,361,749;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,040,500;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,681,115.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,881-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 45,071-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 8,271-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16,612 0.00 19,927-16.64
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 178,630-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 117,121 0.02 52,039125.06
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 31,006 0.01 701,233-95.58
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 224,271 0.05 197,79513.39
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 29,124 0.01 15,50087.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 312,227 0.06 255,77122.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 176 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 76,881 0.02 55,57838.33
26 Ores, slag and ash 11,257,817 2.26 38,619,566-70.85
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 443,088,276 89.06 1,413,870,348-68.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,478,099 0.70 3,269,9166.37
29 Organic chemicals 1,086,549 0.22 1,217,072-10.72
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,940 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,068 0.00 1,822-41.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20,444 0.00 79,315-74.22
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 68 0.00 28,994-99.77
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 41,177-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 289,338 0.06 4,3686,524.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 760,555 0.15 854,763-11.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,301,116 0.26 2,077,551-37.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 511 0.00 4,833-89.43
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,540,245 2.52 9,505,41131.93
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 137,672 0.03 110,27224.85
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 713,300 0.14 483,06647.66
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28,051 0.01 11,612141.57
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 103 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 46-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,047 0.00 56,130-94.57
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 92-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 38 0.00 40-5.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 763 0.00 1,585-51.86
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 24,096 0.00 121,406-80.15
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 115-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 641,740 0.13 241,463165.77
70 Glass and glassware 430,325 0.09 497,052-13.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,115 0.00 863,837.50
72 Iron and steel 1,804,182 0.36 743,111142.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,056,992 0.21 648,13463.08
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,386 0.00 230,964-99.40
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 517,473 0.10 1,833,329-71.77
78 Lead and articles thereof 20,170 0.00 26,102-22.73
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,502,254 1.51 6,953,4237.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,183 0.00 3,030302.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 433,927 0.09 652,443-33.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,274,172 0.66 4,955,287-33.93
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 580,635 0.12 1,693,830-65.72
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 178,668 0.04 57,862208.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 767,787 0.15 178,764329.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 512,143 0.10 165,857208.79
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9,797 0.00 1,770453.50
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 1,369,670 0.28 3,410,170-59.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 370,182 0.07 324,03914.24
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,419 0.00 3,658-33.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 38,638 0.01 1,6472,245.96
SS Classified 2,452,472 0.49 70 6593,370.86

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.03% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (50.82% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.80% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (22.52% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.60% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (9.79% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.30% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (7.17% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.59% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.60% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $6,555,224;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5,908,471;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5,094,694;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,574,172;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $3,851,149;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $3,273,709;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,929,298;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2,136,709.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $27,810,339;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,508,061;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $4,216,543;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,007,435;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,346,624.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 296,162 0.06 236,01225.49
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 49,317 0.01 113,923-56.71
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 315,998 0.06 863,109-63.39
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 170,821 0.03 93,42482.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 153 0.00 154-0.65
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 818,312 0.15 687,08319.10
10 Cereals 5,639,112 1.05 2,709,814108.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 205,514 0.04 297,903-31.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 733,305 0.14 246,187197.87
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 21,526 0.00 24,352-11.60
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 350,064 0.07 277,28926.25
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 676,460 0.13 589,64414.72
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,298,456 0.80 3,305,35430.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,151,753 0.21 659,77674.57
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,829,391 0.34 1,938,423-5.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,634,207 3.48 14,783,05826.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,960,758 1.67 6,824,04931.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,728,082 1.07 5,695,6740.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 454,113 0.08 685,529-33.76
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 858,084 0.16 1,364,671-37.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 755,574 0.14 568,96232.80
29 Organic chemicals 930,774 0.17 1,645,536-43.44
30 Pharmaceutical products 88,457,571 16.50 83,362,8776.11
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 12,130-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,778,646 0.52 1,825,65352.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,805,554 0.34 2,304,615-21.65
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 2,938,870 0.55 2,004,53346.61
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,128,995 0.40 2,139,312-0.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,545,328 1.59 8,877,182-3.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,991,289 2.80 17,337,913-13.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,284,887 0.80 3,502,94122.32
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 46,282 0.01 5,335767.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 82,178 0.02 175,506-53.18
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,555,548 0.29 1,356,89914.64
45 Cork and articles of cork 980 0.00 661,384.85
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 73,809 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22,359,464 4.17 19,085,75517.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 606,919 0.11 4,823,462-87.42
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 17,340 0.00 177,388-90.22
52 Cotton 102,097 0.02 10,977830.10
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 7,341 0.00 6611,010.59
54 Man-made filaments 13,202 0.00 62,232-78.79
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,111,788 0.21 2,174,598-48.87
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 208,367 0.04 307,949-32.34
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,532 0.00 7,869-55.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 153,256 0.03 108,58841.14
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,396,622 0.26 1,265,64810.35
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 70,440 0.01 48,31545.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 289,601 0.05 190,93251.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 33,105 0.01 27,95518.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 33,591 0.01 121,441-72.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,987 0.00 94,214-90.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,239 0.00 8,226-24.16
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 221 0.00 97127.84
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10,465,874 1.95 3,910,650167.62
69 Ceramic products 1,401,837 0.26 1,828,548-23.34
70 Glass and glassware 1,709,613 0.32 1,537,60611.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 511,775 0.10 839,583-39.04
72 Iron and steel 3,798,240 0.71 3,869,792-1.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,003,123 3.36 22,511,184-20.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,727,414 0.32 690,913150.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 434,369 0.08 81,853430.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,420,362 0.26 1,338,5746.11
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,124-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 139,672 0.03 162,615-14.11
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 352,485 0.07 498,207-29.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,995,041 0.56 3,380,134-11.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 22,591,677 4.21 21,214,7146.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 143,308,418 26.73 147,315,853-2.72
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 28,282,576 5.27 56,092,915-49.58
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 450,338 0.08 526,589-14.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 67,807,892 12.65 61,899,4219.55
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 227-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,671,665 3.30 13,097,49334.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 258,641 0.05 185,47839.45
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 101,400 0.02 48,173110.49
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 3,419,022 0.64 3,922,694-12.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 838,507 0.16 1,132,457-25.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,062,957 0.20 968,8359.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 29,191 0.01 0
SS Classified 435,512 0.08 6 727 512-93.53
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia