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Russian trade with Estonia in 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 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Estonia was $2,678,593,798, down 0.31% ($8,329,063) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2016 were $2,041,604,490, down 6.18% ($134,504,347) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2016 totaled $636,989,308, up 24.70% ($126,175,284) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in 2016 was $1,404,615,182, a 15.65% decrease ($260,679,631) over 2015.

Estonia was Russia’s 36th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 37th in 2015), accounting for 0.5727% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5106% in 2015).

Estonia was Russia’s 31st largest export market in 2016 (up from 33rd in 2015), accounting for 0.7151% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.6333% in 2015).

Estonia was Russia’s 45th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 50th in 2015), accounting for 0.3495% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2796% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 52.02% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (67.15% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.11% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (14.76% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.25% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.59% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.47% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (3.68% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.07% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.05% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.27% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (0.81% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $85,004,294;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $14,610,149;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,213,799.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2016 over 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 $402,616,673;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $30,618,704;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $12,169,910;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $9,382,710;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $6,946,983.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 1,747 0.00 336419.94
02 Meat and edible meat offal 28,991 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,249,140 0.31 5,131,32621.78
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 46,812 0.00 33,73238.78
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 34 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 38,385 0.00 77,339-50.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,593,047 0.13 1,501,37572.71
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 843,633 0.04 814,1823.62
10 Cereals 8,713 0.00 23,862-63.49
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 184,987 0.01 701,186-73.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 113,813 0.01 31,110265.84
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 29,779 0.00 22,57931.89
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 48,467 0.00 1,9012,449.55
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 544,061 0.03 1,135,761-52.10
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9,531 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 286,755 0.01 133,023115.57
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,261,445 0.16 2,512,01829.83
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,624,753 0.32 746,124787.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 226,078 0.01 119,87188.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,533,872 0.08 1,508,1381.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,063,797 0.15 2,985,4232.63
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 96,896 0.00 156,412-38.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 168,492 0.01 164,4462.46
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,454,866 0.17 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,058,444,899 51.84 1,461,061,572-27.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 47,838,057 2.34 43,113,97910.96
29 Organic chemicals 17,409,733 0.85 2,799,584521.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 668,487 0.03 524,74427.39
31 Fertilizers 243,234,659 11.91 252,617,369-3.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 789,879 0.04 585,55534.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,616,343 0.08 1,692,768-4.51
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 628,617 0.03 439,75642.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 456,511 0.02 362,49125.94
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 120,132 0.01 56,211113.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,443,335 0.22 5,639,305-21.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,254,485 0.31 6,552,950-4.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,391,073 0.26 6,856,624-21.37
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 302,858 0.01 651,583-53.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 83,885 0.00 71,95016.59
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 26,767 0.00 25,8153.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 131,215,364 6.43 127,166,1793.18
45 Cork and articles of cork 80,655 0.00 50,30860.32
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 357 0.00 149139.60
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 12 0.00 181,789-99.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14,687,388 0.72 14,169,6523.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,078,288 0.10 1,902,7799.22
50 Silk 493 0.00 0
52 Cotton 94,132 0.00 71,21932.17
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 140,266 0.01 189,983-26.17
54 Man-made filaments 7,222 0.00 22,838-68.38
55 Man-made staple fibers 33,151 0.00 27411,998.91
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 904,907 0.04 1,177,965-23.18
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 94 0.00 0
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 135,632 0.01 136,548-0.67
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 31,246 0.00 4,000681.15
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 172,416 0.01 149,45915.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 218,770 0.01 117,70585.86
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 213,406 0.01 535,392-60.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 455,205 0.02 317,53643.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33,553 0.00 16,560102.61
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7,591 0.00 9,371-18.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,754,140 0.43 6,248,91040.09
69 Ceramic products 695,401 0.03 758,314-8.30
70 Glass and glassware 5,176,096 0.25 4,393,61917.81
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,067,783 0.05 714,07549.53
72 Iron and steel 54,457,143 2.67 48,243,34412.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 20,278,470 0.99 15,775,61528.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,019,330 0.05 350,835190.54
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,169,910-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 21,462,075 1.05 28,409,058-24.45
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,710,442 0.08 4,286,352-60.10
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4,172 0.00 939344.30
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 436,458-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 23,767,101 1.16 19,586,20721.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 321,731 0.02 551,255-41.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 906,008 0.04 1,903,422-52.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,580,985 0.86 48,199,689-63.52
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 14,996,150 0.73 20,435,141-26.62
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 6,489,096 0.32 5,005,76429.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,527,255 0.32 4,275,35852.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 85,781,420 4.20 777,12610,938.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 701,678 0.03 1,331,139-47.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,661 0.00 478456.69
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,220 0.00 0
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 3,594,538 0.18 3,800,069-5.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 625,804 0.03 313,55599.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 578,394 0.03 193,080199.56
SS Classified 197,421,352 9.67 877 01922,410.50

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.95% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (60.93% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.56% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (19.06% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.57% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.37% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.05% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (3.77% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.04% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.33% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.89% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.32% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.62% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.20% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2016 over 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 $115,196,685;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $29,859,677.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $9,194,175;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $5,997,205;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $5,374,062;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $3,637,097.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 918,340 0.14 498,83984.10
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 283,843-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,124 0.00 4,637-32.63
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 57,131 0.01 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 500,516 0.08 397,30125.98
10 Cereals 13,609 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8,788 0.00 5,64455.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,356 0.00 1,498-9.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 503,641 0.08 375,95033.96
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 338,050 0.05 314,2207.58
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 3,637,097-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 86,668 0.01 122,725-29.38
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 394,212 0.06 368,1627.08
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,755,404 0.59 4,864,579-22.80
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 187,911 0.03 264,962-29.08
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10,251,670 1.61 8,822,16016.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,361,422 0.37 2,164,0649.12
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 935,387 0.15 6,932,592-86.51
26 Ores, slag and ash 358,702 0.06 658,976-45.57
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,631,321 0.41 3,663,760-28.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,890,223 0.45 2,878,3580.41
29 Organic chemicals 913,240 0.14 733,61724.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,975,245 1.25 6,106,79130.60
31 Fertilizers 738 0.00 56,355-98.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 61,893,841 9.72 71,088,016-12.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,756,351 0.28 726,150141.87
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 341,451 0.05 382,622-10.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 911,693 0.14 856,0436.50
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 276,627 0.04 120,899128.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,027,095 0.48 3,298,278-8.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,173,308 1.60 10,007,1951.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,613,789 0.41 1,107,455136.02
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 422,891 0.07 385,7469.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 787 0.00 39,172-97.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,889,957 0.45 3,865,639-25.24
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 66,135 0.01 70,205-5.80
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,447,305 0.38 1,670,26046.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,625,768 1.04 6,221,9226.49
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 9,473 0.00 5531,613.02
54 Man-made filaments 159,525 0.03 271,912-41.33
55 Man-made staple fibers 272,175 0.04 214,83026.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,710,095 0.27 1,379,83023.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5,615 0.00 16,252-65.45
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 720,284 0.11 256,861180.42
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 188,113 0.03 133,18941.24
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 8,035 0.00 9,587-16.19
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 342,912 0.05 78,637336.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,904,562 0.46 2,516,11115.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,650,892 1.99 13,954,765-9.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 362,794 0.06 297,44721.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 82,055 0.01 122,166-32.83
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 393-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,223,990 0.19 784,74155.97
69 Ceramic products 2,225,352 0.35 7,599,414-70.72
70 Glass and glassware 272,887 0.04 243,01612.29
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 0.00 400,203-93.34
72 Iron and steel 1,472,137 0.23 1,212,70621.39
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,848,538 1.55 8,440,70616.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 55,615 0.01 70,602-21.23
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,669,382 0.26 777,310114.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,162,671 1.12 8,533,212-16.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 625,291 0.10 1,196,474-47.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,938,282 0.30 2,072,107-6.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 57,273,159 8.99 55,730,5302.77
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 361,906,600 56.82 246,709,91546.69
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 1,738,495 0.27 373,824365.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,364,365 0.69 5,832,964-25.18
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 29,916,290 4.70 56,61352,743.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,119,668 0.49 2,510,20224.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 467 0.00 1,238-62.28
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 2,688,687 0.42 4,473,338-39.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,329,795 0.21 1,436,413-7.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 122,966 0.02 85,63143.60
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 57,784 0.01 24,600134.89

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