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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Estonia was $688,501,928, down 9.18% ($69,601,408) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $504,554,211, down 9.18% ($50,992,066) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $183,947,717, down 9.19% ($18,609,342) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $320,606,494, a 9.17% decrease ($32,382,724) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Estonia was Russia’s 43rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 36th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4119% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5563% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Estonia was Russia’s 39th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 35th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4905% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6627% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Estonia was Russia’s 47th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 42nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2862% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3863% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 58.05% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (62.99% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.45% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (16.23% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.82% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (5.43% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.65% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.28% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.16% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.44% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.37% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.38% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $6,450,797;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $4,972,078;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $4,894,391;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4,747,082;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $3,223,774;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,773,204;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,361,314;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1,734,690;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,732,199;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,682,340.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $55,671,673;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $22,703,053;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $8,551,653.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 0 0.00 1,747-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,040,270 0.40 2,258,846-9.68
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 13,630-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 41,394 0.01 8,447390.04
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 243,478 0.05 986,263-75.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 315,141 0.06 360,843-12.67
10 Cereals 29,949 0.01 2,866944.98
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 99,424 0.02 9,281971.26
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 406,158 0.08 48,608735.58
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 1,181-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 637 0.00 13,892-95.41
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 219,158 0.04 144,11652.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 88,811 0.02 121,497-26.90
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 411,102 0.08 511,150-19.57
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,590,547 0.32 2,081,688-23.59
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 33,104 0.01 92,906-64.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 515,577 0.10 179,970186.48
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 834,889 0.17 807,4813.39
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 27,900 0.01 22,86522.02
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,178 0.00 35,793-40.83
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 1,389,968-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 292,863,536 58.04 348,535,209-15.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,627,001 2.11 19,178,654-44.59
29 Organic chemicals 8,337,479 1.65 3,365,401147.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 194,774 0.04 136,26742.94
31 Fertilizers 67,052,032 13.29 62,157,6417.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 163,555 0.03 199,884-18.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 547,114 0.11 477,94514.47
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 118,285 0.02 213,729-44.66
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 120,984 0.02 104,11916.20
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 103,986 0.02 20,660403.32
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,878,287 0.37 805,999133.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,993,098 0.40 2,038,517-2.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,952,292 0.39 1,450,28334.61
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 111,530 0.02 108,8552.46
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,992 0.00 5,972-49.90
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 38 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 36,822,406 7.30 30,371,60921.24
45 Cork and articles of cork 13,350 0.00 17,387-23.22
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 49-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 628,330 0.12 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,645,936 1.12 3,913,73744.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 550,032 0.11 561,468-2.04
50 Silk 0 0.00 493-100.00
52 Cotton 61,569 0.01 24,125155.21
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 17,052 0.00 42,945-60.29
54 Man-made filaments 453 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,594 0.00 21,275-78.41
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 487,741 0.10 301,24561.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 40 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 36 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 77,164 0.02 61,78724.89
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 162 0.00 31,246-99.48
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 25,067 0.00 68,191-63.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 106,884 0.02 55,93991.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,483 0.00 22,119-30.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 109,622 0.02 166,417-34.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,663 0.00 7,724-13.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 55 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 10,111 0.00 7,59233.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,814,616 0.36 2,848,234-36.29
69 Ceramic products 124,940 0.02 122,1482.29
70 Glass and glassware 2,330,802 0.46 1,113,738109.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 483,422 0.10 563,372-14.19
72 Iron and steel 17,706,961 3.51 15,345,64715.39
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,561,413 1.30 4,879,07334.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,975,079 0.79 751,305429.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,179,860 1.42 2,432,778195.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 618,799 0.12 120,440413.78
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,299 0.00 2,207-41.14
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,026,560 1.59 6,291,87027.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 125,314 0.02 115,9198.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 283,312 0.06 252,74612.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,505,517 0.89 4,271,3935.48
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 3,256,656 0.65 4,591,162-29.07
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 2,402,514 0.48 1,415,45969.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,270,892 1.04 2,497,688111.03
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 99,933 0.02 22,802,986-99.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 402,048 0.08 210,75890.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,719 0.00 1,374461.79
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,236 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 1,482,636 0.29 925,37660.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 142,384 0.03 252,785-43.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 66,228 0.01 145,464-54.47
SS Classified 115,621 0.02 24 834365.58

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 66.40% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (74.82% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.92% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (11.81% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.16% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (5.38% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.31% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (3.15% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.51% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.31% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.47% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,954,030;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $4,309,141;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,878,577;
  • 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 $1,592,807;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,492,601;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $876,798;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $766,518;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $630,057.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $29,764,155;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $6,785,580;
  • 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 $3,315,188;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,047,827;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $784,408.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 911,400 0.50 787,44115.74
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9,787 0.01 3,124213.28
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 85,560 0.05 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 182,692 0.10 186,060-1.81
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,457 0.00 1,50363.47
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 1,356-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 150,311 0.08 235,462-36.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 213,845 0.12 67,621216.24
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 96,420 0.05 40,870135.92
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 342,237 0.19 212,19661.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,330,729 0.72 1,183,33412.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41,184 0.02 41,487-0.73
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,602,520 1.96 2,725,72232.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 961,579 0.52 884,2478.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 149 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 171,681 0.09 167,4192.55
26 Ores, slag and ash 21,097 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 457,305 0.25 478,700-4.47
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,506,897 1.36 914,090174.25
29 Organic chemicals 118,792 0.06 149,781-20.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,123,219 1.70 2,880,4478.43
31 Fertilizers 316 0.00 17877.53
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 19,759,916 10.74 15,450,77527.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 261,325 0.14 412,158-36.60
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 44,120 0.02 72,732-39.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 381,686 0.21 228,01767.39
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 57,963 0.03 103,697-44.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,297,395 0.71 1,010,36828.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,035,883 1.65 2,269,36533.78
40 Rubber and articles thereof 529,284 0.29 437,31521.03
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 237,963 0.13 155,54252.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 253-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 993,478 0.54 753,36331.87
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 36,053-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 898,730 0.49 564,58059.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 818,957 0.45 1,603,365-48.92
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 7,588 0.00 4,81657.56
52 Cotton 97 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 50,632 0.03 0
54 Man-made filaments 18,328 0.01 48,037-61.85
55 Man-made staple fibers 39,816 0.02 70,220-43.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 662,794 0.36 557,28818.93
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17,608 0.01 2417,206.22
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 176,753 0.10 416,972-57.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 26,260 0.01 2,781844.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 55,451 0.03 172,013-67.76
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 748,283 0.41 280,168167.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,623,407 1.43 2,986,322-12.15
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 187,466 0.10 127,27847.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,694 0.00 11,456-24.11
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 199 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 153,450 0.08 187,788-18.29
69 Ceramic products 462,590 0.25 203,261127.58
70 Glass and glassware 86,998 0.05 139,866-37.80
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 62,095 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 360,111 0.20 443,732-18.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,443,848 5.13 2,489,818279.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 280,982 0.15 14,1241,889.39
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 288,170 0.16 319,409-9.78
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 280,909 0.15 7,066,489-96.02
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 42,226 0.02 22,06191.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 627,836 0.34 549,78014.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,141,183 14.21 22,262,60617.42
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 92,771,605 50.43 96,086,793-3.45
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 300,905 0.16 1,348,732-77.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,346,358 0.73 1,137,98018.31
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 152,135 0.08 29,916,290-99.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,429,581 0.78 799,52478.80
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 467-100.00
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 2,192,953 1.19 700,352213.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 165,567 0.09 93,17177.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 70,377 0.04 33,995107.02
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8,930 0.00 4,60893.79
SS Classified 8,655 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia