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Russian trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in Q3 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 third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $27,194,861, down 21.16% ($7,300,005) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $6,257,613, up 17.91% ($950,288) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $20,937,248, down 28.27% ($8,250,293) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $14,679,635, a 38.53% decrease ($9,200,581) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 109th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0199% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0208% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 134th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 137th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0080% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0051% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 87th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 83rd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0361% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0467% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.65% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (41.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 37.86% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (30.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.72% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (12.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.84% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.19% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $868,045;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $843,580;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $715,720;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $253,059;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $27,715;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $21,482.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,175,194;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $204,206;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $91,711;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $63,592;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $49,450;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $41,788;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $37,470;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $36,103;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $31,557;
  • 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 $27,438;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $26,457.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 49,558 0.79 91,346-45.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 253,059 4.04 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,756 0.27 52,859-68.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,214 0.28 13,81624.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 119 0.00 26,576-99.55
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 24,890 0.40 17,52542.03
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31,765 0.51 95,357-66.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 62,819 1.00 41,33751.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 376,250 6.01 580,456-35.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 44,322 0.71 81,792-45.81
52 Cotton 18,455 0.29 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 616 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 537-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,423 0.02 2,399-40.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 27,249 0.44 76,699-64.47
70 Glass and glassware 533 0.01 32,090-98.34
72 Iron and steel 2,266,223 36.22 1,550,50346.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 73,384 1.17 74,188-1.08
74 Copper and articles thereof 46 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 82 0.00 2,972-97.24
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,760-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 43-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 29,085 0.46 1,3702,022.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 231,281 3.70 322,992-28.39
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 1,101,383 17.60 233,338372.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 459,051 7.34 1,634,245-71.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 876,981 14.01 33,4012,525.61
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 181,232 2.90 208,670-13.15
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8 0.00 130-93.85
SS Classified 113,818 1.82 129 924-12.40

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 36.06% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (59.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 25.54% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (20.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.65% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.26% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (11.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $1,633,205;
  • 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 $1,311,552;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $1,236,784;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $348,758;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $132,533.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $9,802,831;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,800,749;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $759,745;
  • 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 $309,354;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $146,043.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,236,784 5.91 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 27,880-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,470,286 7.02 3,271,035-55.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 56,912 0.27 93,917-39.40
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 12,759 0.06 40,180-68.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 538 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 225,731 1.08 250,380-9.84
29 Organic chemicals 15 0.00 1,977-99.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,254,750 34.65 17,057,581-57.47
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 678-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 18,910 0.09 41,171-54.07
39 Plastics and articles thereof 43,041 0.21 28,06053.39
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,090 0.03 1,721311.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 49,003 0.23 90,344-45.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,189 0.01 862,445.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,122 0.01 370,633.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 902,221 4.31 553,46363.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 676,270 3.23 822,313-17.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,582 0.07 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,753,687 17.93 4,513,432-16.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,476-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 604 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 2,749 0.01 396,948.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,449 0.01 5,133-52.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,378 0.11 15,96746.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,587 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8,832 0.04 22,383-60.54
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,729 0.02 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 10,517 0.05 8,89018.30
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,338 0.01 10,765-78.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 69,916 0.33 23,286200.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,586,298 12.35 953,093171.36
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 580,152 2.77 889,506-34.78
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 8,467-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 110,210 0.53 48,105129.10
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8 0.00 43,704-99.98
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 1,463,653 6.99 152,101862.29
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 342,938 1.64 210,40562.99
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia