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Russian trade with Estonia in 2014

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 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $5,325,742,244, up 10.65% ($512,423,515) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2014 were $3,712,013,061, down 7.78% ($313,300,170) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2014 totaled $1,613,729,183, up 104.79% ($825,723,685) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in 2014 was $2,098,283,878, a 35.18% decrease ($1,139,023,855) over 2013.

Estonia was Russia’s 30th largest trading partner in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.6802% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5715% in 2013).

Estonia was Russia’s 29th largest export market in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.7470% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.7634% in 2013).

Estonia was Russia’s 31st largest supplier in 2014 (up from 48th in 2013), accounting for 0.5643% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2502% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 78.23% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (76.70% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.85% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (5.03% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.54% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (3.66% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.07% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (4.82% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.17% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (4.87% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $139,717,051;
  • 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 $27,599,379;
  • 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 $19,906,976;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $16,629,092.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $183,592,829;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $116,262,831;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $86,664,632.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 355 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,278,096 0.14 6,693,868-21.15
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 103,378 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,309 0.00 18,700-71.61
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 326,148 0.01 3,579,917-90.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 668,682 0.02 760,002-12.02
10 Cereals 887,025 0.02 266,401232.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 349,813 0.01 244,38743.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,725 0.00 42,283-67.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,972 0.00 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 2,105 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,188,587 0.03 2,350,969-49.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 466,015 0.01 518,600-10.14
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 490,603 0.01 763,917-35.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,076,747 0.03 1,079,654-0.27
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 139,949 0.00 531,731-73.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,876,527 0.10 3,482,07311.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,843,123 0.13 4,055,24819.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 616,139 0.02 692,180-10.99
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 245,967 0.01 212,16515.93
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 14,437-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,903,569,831 78.22 3,087,162,660-5.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 47,010,326 1.27 19,410,947142.18
29 Organic chemicals 41,474,737 1.12 38,959,0926.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 664,351 0.02 991,917-33.02
31 Fertilizers 258,171,401 6.96 118,454,350117.95
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 835,022 0.02 722,08215.64
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,354,725 0.06 2,919,297-19.34
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 535,138 0.01 567,429-5.69
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 558,367 0.02 508,3039.85
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 7,400 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 21,623 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 791,441 0.02 4,370,489-81.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,004,769 0.16 6,769,632-11.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,171,690 0.19 8,842,905-18.90
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4,191,069 0.11 3,373,55624.23
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 38,215 0.00 37,3342.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 153,732,666 4.14 137,103,57412.13
45 Cork and articles of cork 28,845 0.00 22131,013.64
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 6,984 0.00 186,059-96.25
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,674,677 0.31 6,784,43372.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,106,110 0.08 3,404,255-8.76
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 11-100.00
52 Cotton 121,444 0.00 292,769-58.52
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 169,660 0.00 771,369-78.01
54 Man-made filaments 18,187 0.00 22,810-20.27
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,217 0.00 6071,088.96
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,711,325 0.05 1,380,01824.01
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17,760 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 856 0.00 72617.91
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 243,894 0.01 397,125-38.59
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 98,068 0.00 95,2962.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 418,225 0.01 1,093,393-61.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 292,113 0.01 1,056,553-72.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 535,044 0.01 1,156,027-53.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 41,386 0.00 1,405,732-97.06
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 172 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 11,726 0.00 32,374-63.78
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,411,506 0.20 8,102,425-8.53
69 Ceramic products 1,233,729 0.03 1,139,9968.22
70 Glass and glassware 2,656,585 0.07 2,476,3857.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,372,375 0.04 901,62952.21
72 Iron and steel 51,240,002 1.38 137,904,634-62.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,606,699 0.45 20,445,314-18.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 227,458 0.01 813,048-72.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 39,198 0.00 51,156-23.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32,141,549 0.87 23,656,70235.87
78 Lead and articles thereof 508,364 0.01 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 117-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 720,366 0.02 259,402177.70
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 11,327,223 0.31 9,623,34217.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 581,389 0.02 538,0248.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 494,207 0.01 630,197-21.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,643,362 0.48 24,929,767-29.23
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 47,802,083 1.29 27,895,10771.36
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 3,450,547 0.09 8,177,490-57.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,625,045 0.04 12,424,308-86.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,169,142 0.14 121,431,973-95.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,716,423 0.13 1,340,939251.73
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 19,722 0.00 1,6981,061.48
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 2,974,521 0.08 3,994,657-25.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 190,991 0.01 493,819-61.32
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 245,228 0.01 191,61227.98
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 105,408 0.00 0
SS Classified 35,291,210 0.95 144 309 812-75.54

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.51% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (44.72% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.99% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (25.37% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.14% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (15.13% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.47% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (3.46% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.28% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.95% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.25% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.18% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.93% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.22% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2014 over 2013 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 $922,314,209;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15,706,578.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $44,891,392;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $23,920,566;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7,395,543;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,065,429;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $5,842,583;
  • 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 $5,505,802;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $5,339,278;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $5,255,694.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 527,469 0.03 3,34215,683.03
02 Meat and edible meat offal 303,633 0.02 5,642,911-94.62
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 12,725,354 0.79 18,567,937-31.47
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19,315,872 1.20 64,207,264-69.92
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 881 0.00 1,349-34.69
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 51,500 0.00 37,23438.31
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 27,801 0.00 392,400-92.92
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,587 0.00 2,433129.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 639,318 0.04 1,039,343-38.49
10 Cereals 1,188,903 0.07 824,37344.22
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,643 0.00 1931,269.43
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10,892 0.00 42,066-74.11
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 826,495 0.05 747,94610.50
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 417,141 0.03 78,030434.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4,614,140 0.29 3,887,83518.68
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 278,185 0.02 320,266-13.14
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,160,764 0.07 945,80022.73
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,427,559 0.71 11,091,1083.03
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 115,879 0.01 120,857-4.12
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,743,009 0.54 7,502,34616.54
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,235,375 0.26 3,544,55119.49
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 221,933 0.01 226,311-1.93
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,859,284 1.23 21,904,261-9.34
26 Ores, slag and ash 631,112 0.04 892,181-29.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,159,910 0.20 4,477,091-29.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,351,739 0.27 4,352,882-0.03
29 Organic chemicals 2,384,040 0.15 7,639,734-68.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,358,931 0.70 17,424,360-34.81
31 Fertilizers 141,791 0.01 278,254-49.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 119,069,392 7.38 142,989,958-16.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 370,068 0.02 376,858-1.80
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 1,830,825 0.11 2,034,918-10.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 623,762 0.04 650,853-4.16
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 123,809 0.01 83,82547.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,085,094 0.19 5,105,262-39.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,657,917 1.03 17,476,761-4.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,175,911 0.07 1,525,294-22.91
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 472,402 0.03 857,506-44.91
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,730 0.00 20,483-81.79
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 8,711 0.00 140,856-93.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,447,579 0.46 8,136,703-8.47
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 40,296 0.00 40,661-0.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,045,138 0.06 3,553,459-70.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,399,019 0.40 5,778,57410.74
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 11,590 0.00 4,563154.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 251,173-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 47,640-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 276,661 0.02 317,119-12.76
55 Man-made staple fibers 166,147 0.01 213,557-22.20
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 177,860 0.01 228,884-22.29
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18,863 0.00 20,227-6.74
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 250,391 0.02 220,11113.76
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 111,378 0.01 93,34019.33
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 38,766 0.00 204,629-81.06
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 122,181 0.01 236,344-48.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,338,346 0.27 4,293,9891.03
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,973,562 0.87 10,058,35538.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 531,039 0.03 875,888-39.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 149,761 0.01 120,77424.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 487 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 189-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,017,275 0.06 1,657,902-38.64
69 Ceramic products 5,886,987 0.36 7,152,794-17.70
70 Glass and glassware 1,975,848 0.12 2,388,795-17.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 998,689 0.06 949,4165.19
72 Iron and steel 3,717,891 0.23 1,558,378138.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,907,185 0.80 17,252,175-25.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 35,449 0.00 271,337-86.94
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,478,479 0.09 2,142,471-30.99
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 142-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,770 0.00 3,379-47.62
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,368 0.00 146,564-97.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 695,702 0.04 421,22565.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,751,437 0.11 1,454,60720.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 68,661,050 4.25 52,954,47229.66
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 1,191,868,389 73.86 269,554,180342.16
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 2,236,022 0.14 3,183,049-29.75
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 11,782,462 0.73 19,178,005-38.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,090,557 0.19 2,154,97443.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,433,185 0.34 5,388,3350.83
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 944 0.00 7,104-86.71
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 7,605,394 0.47 13,111,196-41.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,181,261 0.32 4,805,1997.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 118,412 0.01 115,5562.47
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4,985 0.00 832499.16
SS Classified 28,617 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia