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Russian trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in Q2 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in the second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $17,154,635, down 36.58% ($9,894,862) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $6,677,410, down 17.13% ($1,379,857) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $10,477,225, down 44.83% ($8,515,005) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $3,799,815, a 65.25% decrease ($7,135,148) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 120th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 109th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0141% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0169% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 119th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 123rd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0096% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0080% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 94th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 87th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0201% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0320% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.41% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (27.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 35.90% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (51.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.31% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (10.79% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.60% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.38% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.66% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,346,274;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $171,723;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $113,654;
  • 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) - an increase of $102,451;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $58,348;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $43,542;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $43,393.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,680,047;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $357,841;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $333,676;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $322,909;
  • 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 $248,337;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $89,263;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $59,954;
  • 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 $38,188;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $33,781;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $28,319.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 58,348 0.87 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 315,326 4.72 143,603119.58
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 44,312 0.66 104,266-57.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 144,512 2.16 30,858368.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 907-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,246 0.09 1,147444.55
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 24,328 0.36 16,05551.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,825 0.10 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 4,190-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 141 0.00 28,460-99.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 54,825 0.82 40,96133.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 55,412 0.83 12,019361.04
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 21 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 422,453 6.33 780,294-45.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 132,179 1.98 88,63749.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 212 0.00 18415.22
52 Cotton 29,001 0.43 13,790110.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 69-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 938 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 192 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,456 0.02 328343.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18,503 0.28 52,284-64.61
70 Glass and glassware 824 0.01 265210.94
72 Iron and steel 2,277,666 34.11 3,957,713-42.45
73 Articles of iron or steel 98,982 1.48 188,245-47.42
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,842 0.04 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,709 0.09 3,94344.79
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,432 0.16 2134,797.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,505 0.02 10,264-85.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 450,551 6.75 773,460-41.75
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 557,204 8.34 805,541-30.83
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 102,451 1.53 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 181,709 2.72 515,385-64.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,473,359 22.06 127,0851,059.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 15,572-100.00
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 198,892 2.98 237,080-16.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 54 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 104 449-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 43.06% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (50.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.95% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (25.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.55% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.28% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (12.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $433,675;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $125,901;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $89,927;
  • 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 $60,419;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $51,451;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $40,068.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $5,185,410;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $1,003,569;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $953,114;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $656,374;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $518,451;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $341,756;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $267,183;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $182,350;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $87,570;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $54,485;
  • 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 $34,552.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 87,570-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,154,572 30.11 4,107,686-23.20
10 Cereals 0 0.00 3,605-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 518,451-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 88,461 0.84 37,010139.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 301,245 2.88 175,34471.80
29 Organic chemicals 13 0.00 68-80.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,161,880 39.72 9,347,290-55.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 4,734-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 21,650 0.21 31,232-30.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,057 0.18 73,542-74.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,872 0.08 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 118,534 1.13 300,884-60.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 638-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,018 0.01 168505.95
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 778-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 117,891 1.13 774,265-84.77
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 190,209 1.82 457,392-58.41
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,139 0.01 16,078-92.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 139,154 1.33 1,142,723-87.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 4,310-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,296 0.01 0
69 Ceramic products 1,667 0.02 1,37521.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,549 0.01 450244.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,553 0.19 14,63833.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,027 0.02 1,17772.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,063 0.03 5,261-41.78
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,181 0.03 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,498-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,870 0.04 3,11624.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18,967 0.18 18,3103.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,009,645 9.64 575,97075.29
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 551,584 5.26 586,136-5.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 82,975 0.79 42,90793.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 89,934 0.86 71,284,671.43
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 281,557 2.69 221,13827.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 83,662 0.80 425,418-80.33
SS Classified 0 0.00 61-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia