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Russian trade in goods with Croatia 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 Croatia in the second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Croatia was $304,232,708, down 2.27% ($7,078,037) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $246,963,858, down 9.04% ($24,541,107) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $57,268,850, up 43.87% ($17,463,070) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $189,695,008, a 18.13% decrease ($42,004,177) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Croatia was Russia’s 60th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 62nd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2494% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1945% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Croatia was Russia’s 50th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 51st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3532% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2694% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Croatia was Russia’s 68th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 77th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1099% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0671% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 87.65% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (83.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.71% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (13.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.50% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (0.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.00% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $2,811,867;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,535,562.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $17,117,609;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $9,514,859.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 48,759 0.02 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 262,083-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 6,091-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 216,460,372 87.65 225,975,231-4.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,346 0.00 70,311-93.82
29 Organic chemicals 76,164 0.03 49,51453.82
31 Fertilizers 447,936 0.18 43,117938.88
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 28,929 0.01 23,90921.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 688 0.00 0
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 0 0.00 8,250-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 552-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 64,080 0.03 1,7563,549.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 716,268 0.29 391,08383.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 167 0.00 135,707-99.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,589 0.00 6,668-31.18
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 356-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 507,479 0.21 775,453-34.56
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 450,611 0.18 521,117-13.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,220-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 57,809 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 31,279 0.01 6052,031.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,530,101 0.62 2,222,849-31.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 838,946 0.34 708,44318.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12 0.00 246-95.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15,954 0.01 4,781233.70
65 Headgear and parts thereof 123 0.00 8,485-98.55
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 286,879 0.12 389,805-26.40
70 Glass and glassware 89,122 0.04 200,257-55.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 14,094 0.01 9,64246.17
72 Iron and steel 285,079 0.12 170,08367.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,349 0.00 16,987-80.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,535,562 0.62 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 339 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 19,689,263 7.97 36,806,872-46.51
78 Lead and articles thereof 2 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,272 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 273,512 0.11 1,009,736-72.91
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 3,414,687 1.38 602,820466.45
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 0 0.00 290,173-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 24,762 0.01 51,865-52.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 750-100.00
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 54,750 0.02 225,222-75.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,690 0.00 36,050-92.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,884 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 477 421-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

The major share of Russian imports from Croatia 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) - 54.16% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (50.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.09% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (5.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.95% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (21.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.00% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (5.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.29% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (12.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.33% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (1.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $11,074,877;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $8,003,189;
  • 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 $1,338,353;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1,135,122;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $208,700.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,945,863;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,415,682;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $585,837;
  • 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 $259,017;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $250,530;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $199,266.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,796 0.02 6,88942.20
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,095,823 14.14 92,6348,639.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 2,050-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6,084 0.01 5,40612.54
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 35,046 0.06 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 221,146 0.39 307,170-28.01
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17,463 0.03 47,442-63.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,895,779 3.31 1,881,7980.74
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 80,891 0.14 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 192,667 0.34 222,096-13.25
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 62 0.00 98-36.73
29 Organic chemicals 80,900 0.14 166,800-51.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 26,951,268 47.06 15,876,39169.76
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 1,798-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,187 0.01 25,122-79.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,824,028 4.93 2,778,3031.65
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 0 0.00 9,563-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 117,849 0.21 80,78945.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,000,523 1.75 955,4874.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 36,731 0.06 104,601-64.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 26,543 0.05 7,829239.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15,019 0.03 39,612-62.08
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 74 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 171,416 0.30 370,682-53.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 11,053-100.00
52 Cotton 219,215 0.38 113,20993.64
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 1,624-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,807 0.00 7,195-60.99
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 419,246 0.73 2,365,109-82.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 321,106 0.56 1,736,788-81.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,819 0.00 707157.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 284,733 0.50 535,263-46.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,266 0.03 19,298-0.17
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 42,236 0.07 2,2851,748.40
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 36,639 0.06 14,716148.97
69 Ceramic products 77,798 0.14 19,410300.81
70 Glass and glassware 91,998 0.16 40,590126.65
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,491,262 2.60 1,282,56216.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,144 0.00 5,613-61.80
75 Nickel and articles thereof 142 0.00 4,232-96.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 490,111 0.86 542,063-9.58
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 57,470 0.10 55,0774.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 250,429 0.44 229,2969.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,284,131 10.97 6,869,968-8.53
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 2,925,591 5.11 1,587,23884.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 225,216 0.39 129,61773.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 272,767 0.48 159,33471.19
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 74,884 0.13 333,901-77.57
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,892,194 3.30 757,072149.94
SS Classified 1,351 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia