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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q1 2018

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 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $678,993,689, up 15.18% ($89,501,398) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $537,981,876, up 8.39% ($41,630,514) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $141,011,813, up 51.40% ($47,870,884) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $396,970,063, a 1.55% decrease ($6,240,370) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Estonia was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 39th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.4307% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4586% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Estonia was Russia’s 37th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 35th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.5222% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5956% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Estonia was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 57th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2582% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2060% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 53.85% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (58.17% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.65% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (21.99% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.34% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (7.33% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.32% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (8.40% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.62% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (2.12% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $23,227,224;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $11,581,064;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $7,113,509;
  • 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 $2,951,844;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,229,087;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,068,564;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2,062,819;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,966,541;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,657,447.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $13,347,004;
  • 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 $3,748,168.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 0 0.00 1,674-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,523,513 0.28 842,95980.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19,132 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 19,735 0.00 5,219278.14
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,296 0.00 91,718-97.50
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 238,184 0.04 94,108153.10
10 Cereals 46,993 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 107,895 0.02 85126,835.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,733 0.00 5,055-65.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 193 0.00 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,796-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 128,289 0.02 88,23045.40
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 31,550 0.01 52,852-40.31
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 408,399 0.08 229,58277.89
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 734,697 0.14 617,19419.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 24,649 0.00 91,729-73.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 640,523 0.12 392,55563.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 428,615 0.08 561,639-23.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 33,439 0.01 8,127311.46
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 71,132 0.01 28,917145.99
26 Ores, slag and ash 85,014 0.02 35,744137.84
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 289,571,215 53.83 288,646,3300.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,332,168 1.18 10,080,336-37.18
29 Organic chemicals 5,222,770 0.97 3,154,20665.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 67,561 0.01 126,975-46.79
31 Fertilizers 112,991,339 21.00 89,764,11525.88
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 147,270 0.03 254,741-42.19
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 550,637 0.10 397,15338.65
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 97,065 0.02 87,91910.40
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 163,664 0.03 83,33996.38
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 11,883-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,796,466 0.71 1,829,925107.47
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,468,511 0.27 1,675,135-12.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,794,273 0.33 1,692,3786.02
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 86,522 0.02 25,211243.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,014 0.00 4,531-33.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43,888,014 8.16 32,306,95035.85
45 Cork and articles of cork 520 0.00 7,938-93.45
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 17 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 91,558 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,755,160 1.07 3,526,07363.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 505,225 0.09 537,154-5.94
52 Cotton 11,706 0.00 24,580-52.38
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 45,072 0.01 46,648-3.38
54 Man-made filaments 119 0.00 1,836-93.52
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 7,872-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 401,115 0.07 370,0208.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 155 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 3,091-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 46,067 0.01 84,318-45.37
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 25,644 0.00 36,330-29.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 50,786 0.01 53,457-5.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 194,690 0.04 53,257265.57
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 84,833 0.02 120,285-29.47
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,240 0.00 7501,265.33
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 20 0.00 3,038-99.34
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,610,670 0.30 1,867,623-13.76
69 Ceramic products 112,578 0.02 117,436-4.14
70 Glass and glassware 2,721,025 0.51 1,883,75544.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 190,727 0.04 387,506-50.78
72 Iron and steel 13,385,539 2.49 26,732,543-49.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,006,343 1.12 5,856,8462.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,865,386 0.35 207,939797.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,555,546 1.78 2,442,037291.29
78 Lead and articles thereof 565,186 0.11 282,240100.25
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,902 0.00 938209.38
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,874,996 1.46 5,812,17735.49
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49,462 0.01 57,445-13.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 66,069 0.01 306,596-78.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,022,125 0.75 2,922,30637.64
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 2,994,398 0.56 1,958,82652.87
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 5,275,289 0.98 2,323,445127.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,480,466 0.28 2,862,606-48.28
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 117,888 0.02 14,743699.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 210,819 0.04 447,556-52.90
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 12,153 0.00 5521,996.36
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 529 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 1,612,636 0.30 1,300,36924.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 219,782 0.04 158,19238.93
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 21,941 0.00 180,232-87.83
SS Classified 58,024 0.01 60 994-4.87

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.37% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (60.40% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.33% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (19.92% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.22% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.82% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.27% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.38% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.24% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (5.42% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.63% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.56% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.32% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.12% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $54,262,119;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $3,450,195;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $885,738;
  • 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 $748,524;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $733,143;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $691,218;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $590,348;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $580,575;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $518,458.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,160,235;
  • 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 $4,013,728;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,241,861;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1,127,427;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $881,058;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $565,778;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $462,184.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 0 0.00 462,184-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16,669 0.01 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 76,045 0.05 167,141-54.50
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11,745 0.01 1,494686.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 1,896-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 135,840 0.10 118,99114.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 103,734 0.07 53,98992.14
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 733,143 0.52 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 29,490 0.02 48,468-39.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 260,809 0.18 278,085-6.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,141,343 0.81 560,768103.53
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,515 0.00 20,535-92.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,963,994 2.10 2,373,64624.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 475,829 0.34 402,36218.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 105,463 0.07 65,11061.98
26 Ores, slag and ash 130,914 0.09 535,243-75.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 219,083 0.16 443,152-50.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 664,820 0.47 4,678,548-85.79
29 Organic chemicals 267,862 0.19 165,75361.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,780,667 1.26 1,629,1969.30
31 Fertilizers 942 0.00 55270.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 11,403,513 8.09 7,953,31843.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 202,724 0.14 336,549-39.76
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 23,524 0.02 140,995-83.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 249,833 0.18 203,23122.93
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 172,015 0.12 53,148223.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 621,047 0.44 926,941-33.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,053,985 2.17 2,168,24740.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 351,293 0.25 295,63018.83
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 245,897 0.17 70,318249.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 613,931 0.44 506,36121.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,056,897 0.75 365,679189.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 633,489 0.45 1,514,547-58.17
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 9,471 0.01 4,464112.16
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,306 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 21,790-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 54,868 0.04 171,516-68.01
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 659,131 0.47 350,08488.28
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,988 0.00 1,44837.29
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 122,370 0.09 338,140-63.81
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 14,333 0.01 21,395-33.01
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 82,576 0.06 27,688198.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 700,790 0.50 444,82957.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,544,808 1.10 2,672,235-42.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,288 0.01 25,636-67.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,308 0.00 1,505252.69
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 193,628 0.14 72,522166.99
69 Ceramic products 145,161 0.10 253,747-42.79
70 Glass and glassware 57,522 0.04 33,12973.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 37,133 0.03 15,308142.57
72 Iron and steel 142,894 0.10 174,371-18.05
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,086,576 1.48 3,328,437-37.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 17,978 0.01 22,645-20.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 159,803 0.11 379,097-57.85
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,903 0.01 573,681-98.62
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 225,070 0.16 10,4502,053.78
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 512,193 0.36 562,636-8.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,199,890 10.07 20,360,125-30.26
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 88,967,658 63.09 34,705,539156.35
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 59,033 0.04 75,926-22.25
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 911,163 0.65 906,7720.48
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 4,153-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 727,157 0.52 208,699248.42
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 114 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 1,337,704 0.95 589,180127.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 249,443 0.18 195,83827.37
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 18,498 0.01 45,867-59.67
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia