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Russian trade with Estonia in the 4th 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 fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $758,103,336, up 34.63% ($195,004,524) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $555,546,277, up 22.92% ($103,604,798) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $202,557,059, up 82.23% ($91,399,726) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $352,989,218, a 3.58% increase ($12,205,072) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Estonia was Russia’s 36th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 40th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5563% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4306% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Estonia was Russia’s 35th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 34th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6627% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5483% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Estonia was Russia’s 42nd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 52nd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3863% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2300% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 62.99% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (61.59% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.23% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (13.15% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.44% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.99% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.28% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (7.81% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.43% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (7.90% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.38% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.29% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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) - an increase of $70,226,730;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $22,446,018;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $21,601,230;
  • 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 $8,735,503;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,813,772;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2,382,627;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,871,509.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $18,952,004;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $12,163,605;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,012,011.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 1,747 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,258,846 0.41 1,684,32934.11
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13,630 0.00 33,732-59.59
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,447 0.00 52,628-83.95
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 986,263 0.18 1,267,475-22.19
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 360,843 0.06 350,4282.97
10 Cereals 2,866 0.00 15,969-82.05
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9,281 0.00 240,282-96.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 48,608 0.01 15,065222.66
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,181 0.00 13,423-91.20
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 13,892 0.00 1,1471,111.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 144,116 0.03 590,974-75.61
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 121,497 0.02 22,744434.19
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 511,150 0.09 136,330274.94
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,081,688 0.37 210,179890.44
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 92,906 0.02 27,884233.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 179,970 0.03 431,601-58.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 807,481 0.15 690,83016.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 22,865 0.00 30,656-25.41
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 35,793 0.01 35,7540.11
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,389,968 0.25 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 348,535,209 62.74 278,308,47925.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 19,178,654 3.45 10,443,15183.65
29 Organic chemicals 3,365,401 0.61 2,348,41343.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 136,267 0.02 135,2980.72
31 Fertilizers 62,157,641 11.19 40,556,41153.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 199,884 0.04 163,41822.31
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 477,945 0.09 454,9205.06
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 213,729 0.04 111,12092.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 104,119 0.02 81,96227.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 20,660 0.00 16,04128.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 805,999 0.15 1,535,294-47.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,038,517 0.37 2,187,799-6.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,450,283 0.26 1,412,8082.65
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 108,855 0.02 17,245531.23
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,972 0.00 3,76658.58
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 25,800-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 30,371,609 5.47 30,443,196-0.24
45 Cork and articles of cork 17,387 0.00 21,908-20.64
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 49 0.00 133-63.16
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,913,737 0.70 4,267,136-8.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 561,468 0.10 582,230-3.57
50 Silk 493 0.00 0
52 Cotton 24,125 0.00 31,616-23.69
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 42,945 0.01 39,4108.97
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 832-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 21,275 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 301,245 0.05 255,44017.93
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 61,787 0.01 37,65964.07
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 31,246 0.01 4,000681.15
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 68,191 0.01 45,86548.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 55,939 0.01 54,9921.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 22,119 0.00 83,281-73.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 166,417 0.03 56,739193.30
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,724 0.00 4,14686.30
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7,592 0.00 5,61035.33
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,848,234 0.51 1,532,24585.89
69 Ceramic products 122,148 0.02 174,632-30.05
70 Glass and glassware 1,113,738 0.20 1,409,379-20.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 563,372 0.10 268,892109.52
72 Iron and steel 15,345,647 2.76 8,531,87579.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,879,073 0.88 4,034,49220.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 751,305 0.14 183,254309.98
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,163,605-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,432,778 0.44 6,444,789-62.25
78 Lead and articles thereof 120,440 0.02 46,282160.23
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,207 0.00 501340.52
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,291,870 1.13 3,909,24360.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 115,919 0.02 67,49771.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 252,746 0.05 340,126-25.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,271,393 0.77 23,223,397-81.61
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 4,591,162 0.83 3,918,55117.16
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 1,415,459 0.25 997,33041.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,497,688 0.45 2,324,3237.46
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 22,802,986 4.10 356,9686,287.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 210,758 0.04 765,384-72.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,374 0.00 197,131.58
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 925,376 0.17 1,134,170-18.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 252,785 0.05 108,820132.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 145,464 0.03 36,109302.85
SS Classified 24,834 0.00 382 048-93.50

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.82% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (51.98% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.81% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (21.32% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.38% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (10.55% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.15% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.17% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.31% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.82% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.46% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.09% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.32% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.92% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $56,173,124;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $29,859,677;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,248,640;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,519,544;
  • 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 $1,321,400;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $787,441;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $660,140;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $615,841.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $1,316,636;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1,262,174;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $945,604;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $917,795;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $767,250;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $638,387.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 787,441 0.39 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,124 0.00 4,637-32.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 186,060 0.09 164,70412.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,503 0.00 2,964-49.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,356 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 235,462 0.12 257,262-8.47
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 67,621 0.03 86,454-21.78
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 40,870 0.02 37,2719.66
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 212,196 0.10 150,35041.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,183,334 0.58 523,194126.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41,487 0.02 56,472-26.54
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,725,722 1.35 2,692,4491.24
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 884,247 0.44 658,63834.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 167,419 0.08 934,669-82.09
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 194,938-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 478,700 0.24 1,003,350-52.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 914,090 0.45 626,19645.98
29 Organic chemicals 149,781 0.07 185,702-19.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,880,447 1.42 1,360,903111.66
31 Fertilizers 178 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15,450,775 7.63 16,396,379-5.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 412,158 0.20 283,17245.55
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 72,732 0.04 98,425-26.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 228,017 0.11 227,8410.08
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 103,697 0.05 48,887112.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,010,368 0.50 1,202,255-15.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,269,365 1.12 2,907,752-21.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 437,315 0.22 356,96022.51
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 155,542 0.08 126,24223.21
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 253 0.00 2386.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 753,363 0.37 1,102,959-31.70
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 36,053 0.02 34,0625.85
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 564,580 0.28 201,719179.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,603,365 0.79 987,52462.36
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,816 0.00 553770.89
54 Man-made filaments 48,037 0.02 55,252-13.06
55 Man-made staple fibers 70,220 0.03 12,882445.10
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 557,288 0.28 708,753-21.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 241 0.00 950-74.63
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 416,972 0.21 132,088215.68
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,781 0.00 76,087-96.34
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 911-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 172,013 0.08 2,3797,130.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 280,168 0.14 373,212-24.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,986,322 1.47 3,904,117-23.51
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 127,278 0.06 92,38637.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11,456 0.01 3213,468.85
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 187,788 0.09 207,810-9.63
69 Ceramic products 203,261 0.10 1,519,897-86.63
70 Glass and glassware 139,866 0.07 39,475254.32
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 102,591-100.00
72 Iron and steel 443,732 0.22 55,855694.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,489,818 1.23 2,010,61423.83
74 Copper and articles thereof 14,124 0.01 7,22395.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 319,409 0.16 211,85550.77
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,066,489 3.49 8,328,663-15.15
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 22,061 0.01 552,536-96.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 549,780 0.27 564,921-2.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,262,606 10.99 16,013,96639.02
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 96,086,793 47.44 39,913,669140.74
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 1,348,732 0.67 27,3324,834.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,137,980 0.56 1,105,4932.94
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 29,916,290 14.77 56,61352,743.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 799,524 0.39 661,12120.93
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 467 0.00 1,227-61.94
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 700,352 0.35 1,165,466-39.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 93,171 0.05 300,836-69.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 33,995 0.02 35,318-3.75
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4,608 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia