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Russian trade in goods with the Czech Republic 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 the Czech Republic in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Czech Republic

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with the Czech Republic was $1,464,023,014, down 25.75% ($507,852,941) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $659,460,633, down 44.63% ($531,630,894) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $804,562,381, up 3.05% ($23,777,953) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with the Czech Republic went from a surplus of $410,307,099 in the 1st quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $145,101,748 in the 1st quarter of 2020.

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 18th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 19th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 1.0300% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.2526% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 31st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 21st in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.7411% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1411% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 17th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 16th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 1.5135% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.4720% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Czech Republic 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) - 60.26% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (72.83% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.92% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (5.39% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.81% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (10.77% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.01% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (5.09% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.37% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.14% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,612,555;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,849,726;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $2,227,617;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,044,183.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 $472,343,179;
  • 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 $62,077,054;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11,833,409;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5,489,982;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,712,968.
Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 110 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 212,609-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 18,403 0.00 10,61073.45
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,243,441 0.19 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 407,442 0.06 497,316-18.07
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,010,503 0.15 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 41,620 0.01 19,344115.16
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,250,919-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 293,954 0.04 110,625165.72
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 919,348 0.14 329,351179.14
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 8,478-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 5,919 0.00 15,016-60.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 208,324 0.03 103,359101.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 191,999 0.03 374,926-48.79
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 26,381 0.00 70,844-62.76
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 181 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 23,658-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,046,301 0.16 1,647,090-36.48
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 388,570 0.06 323,62620.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 56,808 0.01 14,790284.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 7,889 0.00 140,218-94.37
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26,073 0.00 18,61040.10
26 Ores, slag and ash 4,529,629 0.69 2,302,01296.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 392,859,612 59.57 865,202,791-54.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 33,049,620 5.01 95,126,674-65.26
29 Organic chemicals 5,416,299 0.82 5,186,7064.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 611,278 0.09 60,163916.04
31 Fertilizers 39,202 0.01 17,064129.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 120,767 0.02 199,839-39.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 731,003 0.11 650,88512.31
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 557,326 0.08 169,714228.39
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 27,457 0.00 9,181199.06
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 58,692-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 932,932 0.14 168,718452.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,063,098 0.92 4,018,91550.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,113,631 2.60 22,603,613-24.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 36,614 0.01 13,798165.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,187,043 1.85 9,337,31730.52
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 416 0.00 231,708.70
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 317,503 0.05 471,835-32.71
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,064,356 0.46 3,647,326-15.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 37,520 0.01 161,740-76.80
52 Cotton 50,772 0.01 70,297-27.78
54 Man-made filaments 903,129 0.14 750,38020.36
55 Man-made staple fibers 228 0.00 2184.59
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,110 0.00 566,724-98.92
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 46 0.00 1,707-97.31
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 162 0.00 835-80.60
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 195 0.00 10978.90
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 146,174 0.02 82,40477.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 76,706 0.01 67,55013.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 201,733 0.03 12,4941,514.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 221,128 0.03 579,523-61.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,893 0.00 5,56595.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 348 0.00 142,385.71
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,897,696 0.74 3,983,98422.93
69 Ceramic products 39,352 0.01 220,005-82.11
70 Glass and glassware 3,723,181 0.56 3,156,81117.94
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 32,746 0.00 33,708-2.85
72 Iron and steel 63,582,889 9.64 55,970,33413.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,095,864 0.17 1,083,8631.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 318,960 0.05 390,276-18.27
75 Nickel and articles thereof 923,495 0.14 4,59120,015.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,411,015 0.37 2,661,174-9.40
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,771,023 0.42 3,016,107-8.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 284,911 0.04 38,325643.41
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 358,708 0.05 909,987-60.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 242,195 0.04 100,907140.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,230,196 6.10 52,063,605-22.73
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 2,621,241 0.40 2,887,165-9.21
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 213,293 0.03 388,859-45.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,476,852 0.22 4,189,820-64.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,675,701 0.25 1,041,71960.86
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 539 0.00 271,896.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 8,668 0.00 35,438-75.54
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 1,689,586 0.26 1,188,97342.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 208,465 0.03 75,638175.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 792,204 0.12 777,6911.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7,114 0.00 0
SS Classified 44,648,543 6.77 40 156 30511.19

Russia’s Imports from the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Czech Republic 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) - 69.34% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (66.82% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.46% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (11.71% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.17% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (6.34% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.81% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (4.40% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.42% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.88% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.23% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.01% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $53,686,463;
  • 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 $10,814,705;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,577,438.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $18,340,654;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $17,304,662;
  • 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 $10,880,653;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $2,488,179.
Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 436,634 0.05 1,069,633-59.18
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 204,802-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,607,790 0.82 7,014,442-5.80
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11,205 0.00 53,137-78.91
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 214,205 0.03 140,00153.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 171 0.00 11,431-98.50
10 Cereals 266,854 0.03 342,776-22.15
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 686,900 0.09 547,84525.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,614,906 0.70 4,338,08829.43
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 599,914 0.07 612,995-2.13
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,679-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,886 0.00 1,412104.39
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 83,774 0.01 238,583-64.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 638,147 0.08 1,052,718-39.38
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 188,459 0.02 5,9813,050.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,455,272 0.18 1,308,38411.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 84,848 0.01 69,75021.65
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,754,195 0.22 1,710,2492.57
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,100,822 1.38 8,909,02424.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,946,021 1.11 6,718,21133.16
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 396,399 0.05 580,627-31.73
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 25,896-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 229,122 0.03 362,015-36.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,303,779 0.29 1,873,58922.96
29 Organic chemicals 5,438,558 0.68 5,041,8167.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,818,298 0.85 25,158,952-72.90
31 Fertilizers 5,917 0.00 7,619-22.34
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,534,482 0.44 3,494,0741.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,013,518 0.25 2,013,607-0.00
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 2,526,595 0.31 2,110,80219.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 455,845 0.06 607,764-25.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,608 0.00 342,774-98.95
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 551,225 0.07 535,0683.02
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,488,238 0.56 5,642,433-20.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,297,474 3.27 22,720,03615.75
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,669,547 2.69 21,864,631-0.89
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 8,257 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 534,000 0.07 982,139-45.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 821,400 0.10 838,909-2.09
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,431 0.00 7013,372.86
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 3,870 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,346,527 0.79 4,951,57028.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,691,113 0.33 2,122,97826.76
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 125,405 0.02 2,7534,455.21
52 Cotton 7,962 0.00 21,253-62.54
54 Man-made filaments 966,896 0.12 537,48279.89
55 Man-made staple fibers 177,217 0.02 161,9679.42
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,527,472 0.56 6,072,484-25.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 144,461 0.02 125,13315.45
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 194,729 0.02 195,984-0.64
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,992,910 0.50 6,481,089-38.39
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 120,166 0.01 40,552196.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 377,008 0.05 291,58629.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 453,376 0.06 204,226122.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 301,426 0.04 378,825-20.43
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 38,372 0.00 39,838-3.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16,838 0.00 68,237-75.32
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,627 0.00 2,746-4.33
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 73,678-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,472,093 0.43 3,595,963-3.44
69 Ceramic products 5,202,281 0.65 3,949,82831.71
70 Glass and glassware 7,988,095 0.99 7,404,7907.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 344,769 0.04 134,079157.14
72 Iron and steel 5,468,689 0.68 5,804,909-5.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 24,777,222 3.08 24,590,1760.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 555,419 0.07 556,232-0.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 110,801 0.01 101,6219.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,311,891 0.29 3,221,054-28.23
78 Lead and articles thereof 13,919 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,361 0.00 1,068214.70
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 28,695 0.00 58,321-50.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,264,484 0.78 5,453,47114.87
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10,140,905 1.26 9,700,9744.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 270,121,623 33.57 216,435,16024.80
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 108,224,249 13.45 97,409,54411.10
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 7,955,668 0.99 18,836,321-57.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 161,028,250 20.01 178,332,912-9.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,526,643 1.31 10,678,336-1.42
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 138,022 0.02 63,908115.97
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 722,840 0.09 749,943-3.61
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 18,434,370 2.29 18,225,0871.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15,559,708 1.93 15,160,5172.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,639,868 0.83 5,100,91630.17
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 28,049-100.00
SS Classified 1,241,445 0.15 4 864 906-74.48
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia