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Russian trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in Q1 2021

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 first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $31,754,332, up 48.05% ($10,305,742) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $19,441,442, up 432.03% ($15,787,272) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $12,312,890, down 30.80% ($5,481,530) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade balance with Bosnia and Herzegovina went from a deficit of $14,140,250 in the 1st quarter of 2020, to a surplus of $7,128,552 in the 1st quarter of 2021.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 108th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 114th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0205% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0151% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 108th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 133rd in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0211% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0041% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 93rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0198% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0335% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 69.11% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.54% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.57% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (45.97% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.66% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (30.00% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.36% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.01% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.09% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.68% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.33% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.37% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $13,417,018;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $580,887;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $544,282;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $427,970;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $322,224;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $242,907;
  • 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 $169,796;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $118,265;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $96,781;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $65,850.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $105,056.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 118,265 0.61 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,800 0.03 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,262 0.02 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23,319 0.12 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 200,164 1.03 232,589-13.94
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,502 0.02 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 96,781 0.50 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,436,634 69.11 19,61668,398.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 432,036 2.22 4,06610,525.58
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 166-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 330 0.00 29,665-98.89
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 24,063 0.12 20,62816.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 8,610 0.04 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 557,492 2.87 13,2104,120.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,156 0.10 5,822229.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 569,544 2.93 247,320130.29
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32,094 0.17 69,978-54.14
52 Cotton 0 0.00 15,616-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,610 0.02 6,413-28.11
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 661 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 534 0.00 12,537-95.74
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 28,825 0.15 31,415-8.24
70 Glass and glassware 457 0.00 102348.04
72 Iron and steel 2,242,869 11.54 1,661,98234.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,885 0.03 5,12414.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 56-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 99 0.00 1,622-93.90
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 10,849-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 25 0.00 137-81.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 516,752 2.66 450,90214.60
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 423,127 2.18 528,183-19.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 311,158 1.60 68,251355.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 44,541 0.23 49,051-9.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 8,735-100.00
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 329,847 1.70 160,051106.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 84-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.53% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (30.63% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 20.01% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.73% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.99% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (42.27% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.66% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.94% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,280,194;
  • 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 $272,932;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $254,611;
  • 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 $104,498;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $102,895;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $45,348.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $5,189,610;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2,060,851;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $134,990;
  • 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 $98,312;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $91,520;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $64,743.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,307,297 26.86 5,368,148-38.39
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,280,194 10.40 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 64,743-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 33,188 0.27 16,96595.63
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 227 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 355,394 2.89 250,89641.65
29 Organic chemicals 22 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,043,959 16.60 7,233,569-71.74
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19,091 0.16 8,822116.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 41,761 0.34 27,67050.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,403 0.01 386263.47
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 210,214 1.71 107,31995.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 275-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 23-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,797 0.02 502457.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 269 0.00 0
52 Cotton 2 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 599,917 4.87 345,30673.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 603,883 4.90 738,873-18.27
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 6,015-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,260,085 10.23 1,351,605-6.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,048-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 2,667-100.00
69 Ceramic products 1,025 0.01 5,842-82.45
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 3,621-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,565 0.02 4,242-39.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 30,105 0.24 32,931-8.58
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,403 0.04 3,77243.24
79 Zinc and articles thereof 12,118 0.10 7,51761.21
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,799 0.02 2,5828.40
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 58,354 0.47 26,411120.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 883,769 7.18 838,4215.41
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 904,052 7.34 631,12043.25
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 140,332 1.14 121,25615.73
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4 0.00 11-63.64
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 484,077 3.93 582,389-16.88
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,584 0.23 9,432203.05
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 41-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia