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Russian trade with Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016

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 the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Estonia

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Estonia was $663,946,614, down 10.91% ($81,334,063) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $490,209,522, down 21.34% ($132,978,716) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $173,737,092, up 42.30% ($51,644,653) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $316,472,430, a 36.84% decrease ($184,623,369) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Estonia was Russia's 33rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 34th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6100% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.5467% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Estonia was Russia's 29th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 27th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.7377% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.6807% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Estonia was Russia's 42nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 51st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4098% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.2726% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 60.96% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (69.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.54% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (14.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.58% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (5.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.97% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (5.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.49% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (2.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.16% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (0.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $4,593,250;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3,039,828;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,598,374;
  • 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) - an increase of $2,464,743;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,386,142;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,918,346.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 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 $136,418,981;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,659,868;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,484,902;
  • 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 $3,473,142;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $1,872,931.
Russia's exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 336-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,284,839 0.26 1,164,99810.29
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16,237 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12,650 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 17,558 0.00 11,90547.48
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 162,536 0.03 110,75546.75
10 Cereals 2,867 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9,486 0.00 204,774-95.37
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 28,803 0.01 2,5721,019.87
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2 0.00 185-98.92
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 12,157 0.00 9134,977.78
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 218,463 0.04 137,32659.08
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9,531 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 75,409 0.02 44 41669.78
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 206,597 0.04 2,079,528-90.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,165,947 0.44 247,601774.77
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 76,359 0.02 38,33899.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 409,053 0.08 397,1403.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 947,372 0.19 902,3974.98
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 32,239 0.01 57,272-43.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 39,307 0.01 75,285-47.79
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 298,769,391 60.95 435,188,372-31.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,272,649 1.48 8,405,402-13.48
29 Organic chemicals 2,772,989 0.57 174,6151,488.06
30 Pharmaceutical products 170,236 0.03 158,6027.34
31 Fertilizers 80,270,744 16.37 77,230,9163.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 181,594 0.04 179,4081.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 390,207 0.08 400,207-2.50
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 139,820 0.03 130,2657.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 91,515 0.02 82,85110.46
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 433 0.00 4,077-89.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,569,447 0.32 1,097,49043.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,475,772 0.30 1,371,7337.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,427,575 0.29 1,522,333-6.22
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 33,952-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 68,528 0.01 54,64325.41
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 12,907 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 37,476,186 7.64 32,882,93613.97
45 Cork and articles of cork 40,407 0.01 11,664246.42
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 218 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 181,789-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,122,903 0.84 3,593,00614.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 436,021 0.09 572,073-23.78
52 Cotton 19,514 0.00 9,017116.41
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 14,670 0.00 63,767-76.99
54 Man-made filaments 1,268 0.00 17,750-92.86
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 255,011 0.05 343,569-25.78
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 83 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 48,585 0.01 65,247-25.54
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33,521 0.01 23,78140.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 29,621 0.01 31,528-6.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 45,162 0.01 154,417-70.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 95,479 0.02 40,140137.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,674 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 3,762-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,320,344 0.47 1,672,46538.74
69 Ceramic products 211,365 0.04 331,209-36.18
70 Glass and glassware 1,788,446 0.36 1,128,65058.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 293,017 0.06 123,698136.88
72 Iron and steel 10,854,965 2.21 11,172,932-2.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,534,100 1.13 3,147,95875.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 66,229 0.01 30,280118.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,500,769 0.92 8,985,671-49.91
78 Lead and articles thereof 288,942 0.06 1,189,965-75.72
79 Zinc and articles thereof 253 0.00 438-42.24
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,646,214 1.56 6,690,05614.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 39,442 0.01 244,125-83.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 331,016 0.07 686,482-51.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,034,869 0.82 8,694,737-53.59
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 3,200,512 0.65 6,673,654-52.04
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 3,131,679 0.64 666,936369.56
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 807,971 0.16 476,20069.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 931,802 0.19 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 104,308 0.02 345,409-69.80
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,222 0.00 390213.33
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 875,141 0.18 898,554-2.61
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 140,622 0.03 81,72772.06
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 139,752 0.03 78,70377.57
SS Classified 0 0.00 363,950-100.00

Russia's Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.51% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (52.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.64% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (24.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.08% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (3.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.76% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (5.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.71% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (3.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.25% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (3.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.66% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (3.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 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 $60,683,591;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $798,045;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $768,695;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $703,514;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $663,891.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,656,076;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $2,376,460;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,906,852;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $1,735,875;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $1,382,567;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,050,879;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $856,754.
Russia's imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 317,371-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 277,401-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 93,369 0.05 96,731-3.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 793 0.00 1,017-22.03
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 587-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 117,731 0.07 117,7310.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 69,840 0.04 36,09393.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 1,382,567-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 20,886 0.01 11,75277.72
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 47,083 0.03 31,80248.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 963,624 0.55 2,014,503-52.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 59,093 0.03 53,24010.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,894,661 1.67 2,096,61638.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 525,234 0.30 500,0545.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 124,545 0.07 2,780,621-95.52
26 Ores, slag and ash 168,237 0.10 184 428-8.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 859,365 0.49 872,092-1.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 617,530 0.36 680,334-9.23
29 Organic chemicals 341,535 0.20 263,13429.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,654,317 0.95 990,42667.03
31 Fertilizers 146 0.00 38,778-99.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21,292,255 12.26 23,668,715-10.04
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 334,465 0.19 298,58212.02
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 69,555 0.04 12,932437.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 306,832 0.18 278,74710.08
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 52,139 0.03 1,4793,425.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 520,780 0.30 484,9317.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,740,796 1.58 2,700,3111.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 985,041 0.57 281,527249.89
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 73,962 0.04 120,888-38.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 176 0.00 38,409-99.54
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 745,369 0.43 1,096,356-32.01
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 36,143-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 659,442 0.38 737,424-10.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 768,839 0.44 2,675,691-71.27
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,657 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 39,827 0.02 76,491-47.93
55 Man-made staple fibers 90,817 0.05 63,91242.10
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 504,440 0.29 147,055243.03
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,380 0.00 8,109-58.32
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 51,790 0.03 45,83812.98
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 30,517 0.02 52,190-41.53
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6,771 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,544 0.00 23,450-84.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 317,501 0.18 378,502-16.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,218,333 2.43 3,449,63822.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 76,612 0.04 23,927220.19
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,406 0.00 5,474-56.05
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 534,860 0.31 247,692115.94
69 Ceramic products 607,421 0.35 2,343,296-74.08
70 Glass and glassware 25,288 0.01 131,118-80.71
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26,661 0.02 52,594-49.31
72 Iron and steel 129,027 0.07 577,115-77.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,892,445 1.66 2,627,25110.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,346 0.01 41,951-75.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 619,528 0.36 176,866250.28
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 89,295 0.05 1,3566,485.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 420,203 0.24 347,46420.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 539,640 0.31 537,3750.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,570,990 7.24 12,268,6282.46
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 110,047,019 63.34 49,363,428122.93
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 197,331 0.11 334,021-40.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 890,871 0.51 1,747,625-49.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 536,570 0.31 595,390-9.88
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 476,862 0.27 770,986-38.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 641,590 0.37 453,13441.59
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 22,910 0.01 21,1508.32
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia