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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q1 2017

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 first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Estonia was $589,492,291, down 2.69% ($16,291,748) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $496,351,362, up 4.26% ($20,295,578) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $93,140,929, down 28.20% ($36,587,326) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $403,210,433, a 16.42% increase ($56,882,904) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Estonia was Russia’s 39th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 31st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4586% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6240% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Estonia was Russia’s 35th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 27th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5956% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.7768% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Estonia was Russia’s 57th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 45th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2060% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3624% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 58.17% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (32.45% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.99% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (19.88% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.40% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (5.01% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.33% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.57% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.12% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (14.99% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.62% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.13% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $134,210,138;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $19,222,860;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18,402,877;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $4,641,576;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,052,672;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,998,537;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1,827,831.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $62,023,635;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $6,045,496;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $3,841,043;
  • 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 $1,573,667.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 1,674 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 842,959 0.17 1,139,376-26.02
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 13,721-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 32-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,219 0.00 11,041-52.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 91,718 0.02 825,505-88.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 94,108 0.02 206,682-54.47
10 Cereals 0 0.00 2,980-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 85 0.00 165,585-99.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,055 0.00 6,903-26.77
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 17,384-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,796 0.00 3,267-45.03
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 88,230 0.02 76,42515.45
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 52,852 0.01 21,557145.17
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 229,582 0.05 1,096,587-79.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 617,194 0.12 315,96695.34
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 91,729 0.02 43,185112.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 392,555 0.08 457,785-14.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 561,639 0.11 950,829-40.93
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,127 0.00 18,583-56.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 28,917 0.01 52,181-44.58
26 Ores, slag and ash 35,744 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 288,646,330 58.15 154,436,19286.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,080,336 2.03 10,306,741-2.20
29 Organic chemicals 3,154,206 0.64 9,199,702-65.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 126,975 0.03 155,093-18.13
31 Fertilizers 89,764,115 18.08 70,541,25527.25
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 254,741 0.05 153,97765.44
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 397,153 0.08 300,98531.95
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 87,919 0.02 148,584-40.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 83,339 0.02 148,428-43.85
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 11,883 0.00 20,170-41.09
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,829,925 0.37 1,310,98339.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,675,135 0.34 1,273,07631.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,692,378 0.34 1,058,52659.88
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 25,211 0.01 76,700-67.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,531 0.00 2,61573.27
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 8-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 32,306,950 6.51 27,665,37416.78
45 Cork and articles of cork 7,938 0.00 9,464-16.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,526,073 0.71 3,050,93315.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 537,154 0.11 556,935-3.55
52 Cotton 24,580 0.00 40,061-38.64
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 46,648 0.01 70,911-34.22
54 Man-made filaments 1,836 0.00 2,527-27.34
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,872 0.00 1594,850.94
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 370,020 0.07 150,186146.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 94-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,091 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 84,318 0.02 7,0231,100.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 36,330 0.01 24,83446.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 53,457 0.01 45,46717.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 53,257 0.01 75,715-29.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 120,285 0.02 80,47849.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 750 0.00 2,832-73.52
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3,038 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,867,623 0.38 1,059,49776.27
69 Ceramic products 117,436 0.02 137,959-14.88
70 Glass and glassware 1,883,755 0.38 1,083,86573.80
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 387,506 0.08 70,669448.34
72 Iron and steel 26,732,543 5.39 8,329,666220.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,856,846 1.18 3,858,30951.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 207,939 0.04 102,655102.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,442,037 0.49 6,283,080-61.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 282,240 0.06 1,118,913-74.78
79 Zinc and articles thereof 938 0.00 8589.32
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,812,177 1.17 3,984,34645.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 57,445 0.01 102,506-43.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 306,596 0.06 56,275444.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,922,306 0.59 3,943,011-25.89
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 1,958,826 0.39 3,532,493-44.55
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 2,323,445 0.47 931,691149.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,862,606 0.58 809,934253.44
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 14,743 0.00 62,038,378-99.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 447,556 0.09 83,128438.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 55 0.00 2989.66
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 1,300,369 0.26 864,24950.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 158,192 0.03 125,62925.92
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 180,232 0.04 121,42748.43
SS Classified 60,994 0.01 91 075 615-99.93

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.40% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (75.80% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.92% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (12.08% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.42% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.20% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.82% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.42% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.38% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (3.33% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.56% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.23% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.12% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.03% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $10,752,215;
  • 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 $3,998,961;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,905,988;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $930,879;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $573,681;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $468,154;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $462,184;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $369,265;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - an increase of $321,323.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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) - a decrease of $52,328,033;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $851,615;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $672,315;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $532,495;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $517,429;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $414,598;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $381,450;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $333,240.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 462,184 0.50 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 167,141 0.18 81,463105.17
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,494 0.00 3,900-61.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,896 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 118,991 0.13 118,3910.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 53,989 0.06 81,647-33.88
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 48,468 0.05 10,102379.79
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 278,085 0.30 69,513300.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 560,768 0.60 426,41331.51
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 20,535 0.02 48,712-57.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,373,646 2.55 1,905,49224.57
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 402,362 0.43 399,5170.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 65,110 0.07 479,708-86.43
26 Ores, slag and ash 535,243 0.57 165,978222.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 443,152 0.48 690,672-35.84
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,678,548 5.02 679,587588.44
29 Organic chemicals 165,753 0.18 184,479-10.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,629,196 1.75 1,837,020-11.31
31 Fertilizers 552 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,953,318 8.54 8,804,933-9.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 336,549 0.36 384,400-12.45
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 140,995 0.15 53,473163.68
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 203,231 0.22 109,57585.47
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 53,148 0.06 50,2995.66
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 926,941 1.00 781,99718.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,168,247 2.33 2,113,7202.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 295,630 0.32 677,080-56.34
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 70,318 0.08 90,192-22.04
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 177-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 506,361 0.54 574,164-11.81
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 14,339-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 365,679 0.39 419,591-12.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,514,547 1.63 583,668159.49
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,464 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 21,790 0.02 11,34492.08
55 Man-made staple fibers 171,516 0.18 72,110137.85
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 350,084 0.38 222,07757.64
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,448 0.00 89162.51
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 338,140 0.36 16,8171,910.70
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 21,395 0.02 28,983-26.18
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 27,688 0.03 43,062-35.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 444,829 0.48 574,906-22.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,672,235 2.87 3,344,550-20.10
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 25,636 0.03 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,505 0.00 6,929-78.28
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 72,522 0.08 405,762-82.13
69 Ceramic products 253,747 0.27 786,242-67.73
70 Glass and glassware 33,129 0.04 6,920378.74
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 15,308 0.02 0
72 Iron and steel 174,371 0.19 431,382-59.58
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,328,437 3.57 1,422,449133.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 22,645 0.02 26,145-13.39
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 379,097 0.41 406,268-6.69
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 573,681 0.62 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,450 0.01 181,727-94.25
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 562,636 0.60 385,13846.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,360,125 21.86 9,607,910111.91
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 34,705,539 37.26 87,033,572-60.12
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 75,926 0.08 7,926857.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 906,772 0.97 956,403-5.19
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,153 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 208,699 0.22 726,128-71.26
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 589,180 0.63 856,417-31.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 195,838 0.21 249,233-21.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 45,867 0.05 23,58694.47
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 53,176-100.00

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