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Russian trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in Q3 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 third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $45,429,186, up 67.05% ($18,234,325) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $21,391,770, up 241.85% ($15,134,157) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $24,037,416, up 14.81% ($3,100,168) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $2,645,646, a 81.98% decrease ($12,033,989) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 115th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 113th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0218% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0199% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 117th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 134th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0160% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0080% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 85th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 87th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0320% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0361% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 40.75% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 27.13% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (37.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.64% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.00% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (42.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.02% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.08% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $8,700,554;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,386,375;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,645,510;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,078,399;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $997,239;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $810,293;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $593,814;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $115,969;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $71,007;
  • 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 $65,552.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 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) - a decrease of $851,111;
  • 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 $482,882;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $217,876.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 115,969 0.54 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 48,301 0.23 49,558-2.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,725 0.02 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 277,597 1.30 253,0599.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,717,310 40.75 16,75651,925.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 23 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,662,724 7.77 17,2149,559.14
31 Fertilizers 9,919 0.05 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,065 0.04 1196,677.31
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 66,206 0.31 24,890165.99
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 8,555 0.04 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31,101 0.15 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,110,164 5.19 31,7653,394.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,068 0.10 62,819-64.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 11-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,186,543 5.55 376,250215.36
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 96,595 0.45 44,322117.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,703 0.02 0
52 Cotton 14,798 0.07 18,455-19.82
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15 0.00 616-97.56
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17 0.00 1,423-98.81
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,144 0.09 27,249-26.07
70 Glass and glassware 24,731 0.12 5334,539.96
72 Iron and steel 4,652,598 21.75 2,266,223105.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 76,102 0.36 73,3843.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 997,285 4.66 462,167,910.87
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,974 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 71,089 0.33 8286,593.90
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 844 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 557 0.00 29,085-98.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 825,095 3.86 231,281256.75
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 618,501 2.89 1,101,383-43.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 241,175 1.13 459,051-47.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,870 0.12 876,981-97.05
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 246,784 1.15 181,23236.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 59 0.00 8637.50
SS Classified 201,564 0.94 113 81877.09

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 60.95% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (36.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 17.02% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (25.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.30% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (15.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.43% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.16% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6,807,266;
  • 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 $417,389;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $309,098;
  • 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 $268,885;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $79,659.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,325,542;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $1,237,783;
  • 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 $1,126,108;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $1,026,626;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $403,191;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $126,282.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 210,158 0.87 1,236,784-83.01
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,067,095 4.44 1,470,286-27.42
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 56,912-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 28,611 0.12 12,759124.24
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 538-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 38,283 0.16 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 494,616 2.06 225,731119.12
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 15-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,062,016 58.50 7,254,75093.83
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 10,026 0.04 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,542 0.05 18,910-38.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 72,660 0.30 43,04168.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 762 0.00 7,090-89.25
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 51,530 0.21 49,0035.16
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 23,839 0.10 2,189989.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,266 0.01 2,1226.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 887,412 3.69 902,221-1.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 685,394 2.85 676,2701.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,548 0.01 15,582-90.07
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,515,904 10.47 3,753,687-32.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,644 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 604-100.00
69 Ceramic products 2,997 0.01 2,7499.02
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,343 0.02 2,44977.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 93,734 0.39 23,378300.95
74 Copper and articles thereof 525 0.00 1,587-66.92
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 88,491 0.37 8,832901.94
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,729-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 16,467 0.07 10,51756.58
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,042 0.01 2,338-12.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 77,319 0.32 69,91610.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,260,756 5.24 2,586,298-51.25
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 997,541 4.15 580,15271.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 419,308 1.74 110,210280.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,346 0.16 8491,725.00
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 337,545 1.40 1,463,653-76.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 216,656 0.90 342,938-36.82
SS Classified 315,040 1.31 0
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia