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Russian trade with Estonia in 2013

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Estonia in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $4,813,318,729, up 8.14% ($362,345,763) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2013 totaled $4,025,313,231, up 9.41% ($346,097,508) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2013 totaled $788,005,498, up 2.11% ($16,248,255) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in 2013 was $3,237,307,733, a 11.34% increase ($329,849,253) over 2012.

Estonia was Russia’s 30th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 31st in 2012), accounting for 0.5715% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5286% in 2012).

Estonia was Russia’s 29th largest export market in 2013 (down from 28th in 2012), accounting for 0.7634% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.7012% in 2012).

Estonia was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 46th in 2012), accounting for 0.2502% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2433% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 76.70% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (80.65% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.03% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (9.11% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.87% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.94% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.82% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (3.42% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.66% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (3.61% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $120,905,446;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $120,111,603;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $95,299,817.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $122,899,795;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $27,896,922;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $20,814,038;
  • 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) - a decrease of $12,958,222.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 0 0.00 459-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,693,868 0.17 5,629,86618.90
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 47,161-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 3,495-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18,700 0.00 2,481653.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,579,917 0.09 3,542,3071.06
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 760,002 0.02 878,595-13.50
10 Cereals 266,401 0.01 161,79164.66
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 244,387 0.01 107,125128.13
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 42,283 0.00 262,916-83.92
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,350,969 0.06 1,092,110115.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 518,600 0.01 461,58512.35
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 763,917 0.02 869,435-12.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,079,654 0.03 1,030,8724.73
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 531,731 0.01 344,44354.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,482,073 0.09 2,281,69252.61
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,055,248 0.10 3,648,65611.14
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 692,180 0.02 905,089-23.52
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 212,165 0.01 184,73914.85
26 Ores, slag and ash 14,437 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,087,162,660 76.69 2,967,051,0574.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 19,410,947 0.48 40,224,985-51.74
29 Organic chemicals 38,959,092 0.97 29,149,57633.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 991,917 0.02 542,47782.85
31 Fertilizers 118,454,350 2.94 241,354,145-50.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 722,082 0.02 578,02224.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,919,297 0.07 2,410,74621.10
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 567,429 0.01 700,902-19.04
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 508,303 0.01 408,83324.33
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,370,489 0.11 2,778,17757.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,769,632 0.17 8,516,246-20.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,842,905 0.22 8,495,2244.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,373,556 0.08 2,809,28720.09
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 37,334 0.00 20,81479.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 137,103,574 3.41 125,311,7659.41
45 Cork and articles of cork 22 0.00 116-81.03
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 186,059 0.00 44,651,375.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,784,433 0.17 4,091,33965.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,404,255 0.08 3,323,0752.44
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 11 0.00 0
52 Cotton 292,769 0.01 525,831-44.32
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 771,369 0.02 1,181,559-34.72
54 Man-made filaments 22,810 0.00 8,382172.13
55 Man-made staple fibers 607 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,380,018 0.03 342,851302.51
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 2,035-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 726 0.00 11,533-93.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 397,125 0.01 221,66579.16
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 7,130-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 95,296 0.00 80,44518.46
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,093,393 0.03 1,263,181-13.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,056,553 0.03 142,899639.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,156,027 0.03 796,88345.07
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,405,732 0.03 25,5405,404.04
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 32,374 0.00 61,541-47.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,102,425 0.20 8,629,627-6.11
69 Ceramic products 1,139,996 0.03 1,167,602-2.36
70 Glass and glassware 2,476,385 0.06 2,240,90210.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 901,629 0.02 365,471146.70
72 Iron and steel 137,904,634 3.43 42,604,817223.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 20,445,314 0.51 25,806,351-20.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 813,048 0.02 28,709,970-97.17
75 Nickel and articles thereof 51,156 0.00 335,101-84.73
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 23,656,702 0.59 20,868,53113.36
79 Zinc and articles thereof 117 0.00 1115.41
80 Tin and articles thereof 259,402 0.01 40663,792.12
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,623,342 0.24 6,882,16939.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 538,024 0.01 422,38727.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 630,197 0.02 335,84987.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,929,767 0.62 16,469,70051.37
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 27,895,107 0.69 30,712,377-9.17
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 8,177,490 0.20 21,135,712-61.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,424,308 0.31 1,510,700722.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 121,431,973 3.02 526,52722,962.82
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,340,939 0.03 1,129,17818.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,698 0.00 11,967-85.81
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 3,994,657 0.10 4,278,310-6.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 493,819 0.01 297,28566.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 191,612 0.00 94,878101.96
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,598-100.00
SS Classified 144,309,812 3.59 785 11518,280.72

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.72% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (46.12% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.37% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (23.57% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.13% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (13.65% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.46% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (3.81% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.95% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (6.13% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.22% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.76% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.18% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.62% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2013 over 2012 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 $32,246,739;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $18,037,495;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $8,946,588;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $4,552,805;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $4,513,372;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $4,075,381;
  • 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 $3,111,770;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,782,064.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $25,911,897;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $15,911,680;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14,786,757;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $9,600,095;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,522,264;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,521,439;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,419,061.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 3,342 0.00 9,603,437-99.97
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,642,911 0.72 6,789,043-16.88
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 18,567,937 2.36 18,557,2900.06
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 64,207,264 8.15 46,169,76939.07
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,349 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 37,234 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 392,400 0.05 272,41144.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,433 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,039,343 0.13 1,056,531-1.63
10 Cereals 824,373 0.10 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 193 0.00 221,539-99.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 42,066 0.01 41,4411.51
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 747,946 0.09 643,41016.25
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 78,030 0.01 248,945-68.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,887,835 0.49 4,085,805-4.85
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 320,266 0.04 182,95975.05
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 945,800 0.12 496,56690.47
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,091,108 1.41 7,015,72758.09
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 120,857 0.02 27,698336.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,502,346 0.95 6,057,21123.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,544,551 0.45 3,320,4916.75
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 226,311 0.03 590,978-61.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,904,261 2.78 22,786,917-3.87
26 Ores, slag and ash 892,181 0.11 834,5016.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,477,091 0.57 5,758,825-22.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,352,882 0.55 1,241,112250.72
29 Organic chemicals 7,639,734 0.97 3,086,929147.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,424,360 2.21 15,755,17410.59
31 Fertilizers 278,254 0.04 81,135242.95
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 142,989,958 18.15 134,043,3706.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 376,858 0.05 288,73530.52
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 2,034,918 0.26 1,602,36126.99
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 650,853 0.08 532,20722.29
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 83,825 0.01 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 1,330-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,105,262 0.65 4,042,10526.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,476,761 2.22 19,998,200-12.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,525,294 0.19 1,231,74823.83
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 857,506 0.11 718,16319.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20,483 0.00 4,532351.96
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 140,856 0.02 923,384-84.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,136,703 1.03 6,977,48416.61
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 40,661 0.01 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 10,637-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,553,459 0.45 771,395360.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,778,574 0.73 5,848,873-1.20
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,563 0.00 4,842-5.76
52 Cotton 251,173 0.03 188,85833.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 47,640 0.01 406,166-88.27
54 Man-made filaments 317,119 0.04 358,042-11.43
55 Man-made staple fibers 213,557 0.03 6,2323,326.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 228,884 0.03 188,05021.71
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 20,227 0.00 8,548136.63
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 220,111 0.03 77,439184.24
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 93,340 0.01 150,100-37.81
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 204,629 0.03 253,695-19.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 236,344 0.03 198,48119.08
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,293,989 0.54 4,098,4924.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,058,355 1.28 5,544,98381.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 875,888 0.11 845,3873.61
65 Headgear and parts thereof 120,774 0.02 167,136-27.74
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 189 0.00 171,011.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,657,902 0.21 1,057,67756.75
69 Ceramic products 7,152,794 0.91 6,052,01718.19
70 Glass and glassware 2,388,795 0.30 1,601,22349.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 949,416 0.12 1,076,658-11.82
72 Iron and steel 1,558,378 0.20 27,470,275-94.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 17,252,175 2.19 15,474,32711.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 271,337 0.03 233,00316.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,142,471 0.27 2,060,4263.98
79 Zinc and articles thereof 142 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 3,379 0.00 3,692-8.48
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 146,564 0.02 83,74975.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 421,225 0.05 424,188-0.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,454,607 0.18 1,586,852-8.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52,954,472 6.72 67,741,229-21.83
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 269,554,180 34.21 237,307,44113.59
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 3,183,049 0.40 5,705,313-44.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19,178,005 2.43 35,089,685-45.35
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,154,974 0.27 4,574,035-52.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,388,335 0.68 5,504,555-2.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,104 0.00 902687.58
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 24,620-100.00
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 13,111,196 1.66 10,860,86220.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,805,199 0.61 3,251,02647.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 115,556 0.01 156,652-26.23
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 832 0.00 0

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Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia