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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q2 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 second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $752,361,355, up 13.78% ($91,144,438) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $565,559,444, up 36.58% ($151,486,185) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $186,801,911, down 24.42% ($60,341,747) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $378,757,533, a 126.90% increase ($211,827,932) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Estonia was Russia’s 39th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.4402% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4731% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Estonia was Russia’s 39th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 38th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.5132% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4931% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Estonia was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 39th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.3077% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4430% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 55.88% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (47.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.88% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (22.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.45% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (10.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.05% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (8.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.84% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (2.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.09% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 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 $120,242,694;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $15,348,317;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $13,349,175;
  • 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 $12,350,737;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,077,865;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,443,108;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - an increase of $2,025,570;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,831,880.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,801,535;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,061,497.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 3,665 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,254,683 0.40 1,165,57293.44
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,171 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 45,625 0.01 14,957205.04
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,776 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 195,683 0.03 228,410-14.33
10 Cereals 49,463 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 100,974 0.02 66,32552.24
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6,320 0.00 3,80266.23
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 299 0.00 660-54.70
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 78,602 0.01 111,920-29.77
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,774 0.00 122,347-86.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 292,513 0.05 130,761123.70
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 979,220 0.17 884,50110.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 383,855 0.07 53,741614.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 742,259 0.13 478,99654.96
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 978,839 0.17 1,049,281-6.71
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 42,530 0.01 20,817104.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 24,520 0.00 65,827-62.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 316,030,225 55.88 195,787,53161.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11,689,221 2.07 13,317,471-12.23
29 Organic chemicals 6,658,788 1.18 1,580,923321.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 89,364 0.02 175,358-49.04
31 Fertilizers 85,703,273 15.15 72,354,09818.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 312,942 0.06 305,5772.41
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 513,212 0.09 496,9793.27
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 118,242 0.02 116,4411.55
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 149,771 0.03 113,96131.42
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,123 0.00 19,931-94.37
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 16,443 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,339,399 0.59 2,845,60017.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,652,680 0.29 1,872,258-11.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,205,728 0.39 1,280,88772.20
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 92,348 0.02 214,723-56.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12,006 0.00 46,989-74.45
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53,720,734 9.50 38,372,41740.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 13,515 0.00 4,463202.82
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 37 0.00 15146.67
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 645,158-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,916,896 0.87 4,434,59910.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 458,536 0.08 482,154-4.90
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 29 0.00 0
52 Cotton 21,260 0.00 21,431-0.80
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 32,125 0.01 50,692-36.63
54 Man-made filaments 3,564 0.00 1,781100.11
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,200 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 434,903 0.08 392,10610.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 748 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,616 0.00 2142,057.01
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 118,907 0.02 152,849-22.21
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 560 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 25,606 0.00 23,7637.76
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 81,831 0.01 22,209268.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 275,813 0.05 106,516158.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 67,005 0.01 107,930-37.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,163 0.00 8,793-75.40
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 86 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 6,198-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,083,195 0.55 2,258,18936.53
69 Ceramic products 247,284 0.04 172,96242.97
70 Glass and glassware 3,346,727 0.59 2,708,09023.58
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 405,624 0.07 453,450-10.55
72 Iron and steel 18,016,269 3.19 16,184,38911.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,198,860 1.45 5,755,75242.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,019,732 0.36 564,040258.08
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,239 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,524,849 0.27 6,326,384-75.90
78 Lead and articles thereof 507,133 0.09 343,74347.53
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,709 0.00 573198.25
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,028,664 0.36 3,09465,467.68
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,471,045 1.32 6,393,67216.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 74,178 0.01 38,94190.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 38,608 0.01 47,651-18.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,049,705 0.36 4,111,202-50.14
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 4,198,232 0.74 2,554,15564.37
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 12,454,169 2.20 103,43211,940.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,112,601 0.37 2,703,704-21.86
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 747,177 0.13 397,02488.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 173,402 0.03 527,562-67.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,822 0.00 2,8090.46
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 1,504,489 0.27 1,311,02814.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 214,877 0.04 173,37223.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 81,582 0.01 115,979-29.66
SS Classified 78,602 0.01 21 062 130-99.63

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.18% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (77.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.93% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (12.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.02% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.40% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.92% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.54% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12,701,097;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,147,228;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,116,595;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $784,716.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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) - a decrease of $68,436,837;
  • 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 $5,248,263;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1,588,789;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1,353,264;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $806,924.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 1,208 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 101,531 0.05 226,214-55.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 19,451 0.01 1,6131,105.89
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 60-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 129,223 0.07 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 107,756 0.06 133,532-19.30
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 352,278 0.19 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 88,996 0.05 64,78837.36
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 165,475 0.09 199,343-16.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 956,051 0.51 694,52937.65
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 37,722 0.02 21,51675.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,588,737 1.92 3,079,05816.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 804,624 0.43 876,014-8.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 128,466 0.07 105,55721.70
26 Ores, slag and ash 64,444 0.03 508,681-87.33
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 225,568 0.12 505,527-55.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,065,661 0.57 6,313,924-83.12
29 Organic chemicals 222,383 0.12 204,3688.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,522,082 1.35 2,586,175-2.48
31 Fertilizers 1,728 0.00 471266.88
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 16,491,261 8.83 18,080,050-8.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 256,778 0.14 153,31267.49
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 22,399 0.01 50,736-55.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 363,248 0.19 291,48124.62
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 107,199 0.06 36,725191.90
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 837,565 0.45 994,703-15.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,690,359 1.98 2,573,76443.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 439,283 0.24 349,61225.65
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 233,813 0.13 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 420 0.00 86388.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 695,483 0.37 938,371-25.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,319,722 0.71 535,006146.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 852,213 0.46 1,068,048-20.21
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,704 0.00 5,226-9.99
52 Cotton 0 0.00 926-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 12-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 50,577-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 166,420 0.09 261,529-36.37
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 457,873 0.25 397,62515.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 13,151 0.01 2,762376.14
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 24,657 0.01 143,286-82.79
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 20,580 0.01 32,848-37.35
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3,561 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 52,521 0.03 16,524217.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 557,693 0.30 565,195-1.33
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,184,113 1.17 2,991,037-26.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 104,302 0.06 122,736-15.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,069 0.00 2,640-59.51
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 255,451 0.14 116,357119.54
69 Ceramic products 604,927 0.32 613,558-1.41
70 Glass and glassware 148,814 0.08 41,339259.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24,937 0.01 22,6829.94
72 Iron and steel 329,009 0.18 292,06212.65
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,635,265 3.02 4,488,03725.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 150,738 0.08 27,285452.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 401,848 0.22 432,159-7.01
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 34,350 0.02 1,387,614-97.52
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,866 0.01 10,93663.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 945,716 0.51 530,08878.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 29,713,065 15.91 17,011,96874.66
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 105,020,907 56.22 173,457,744-39.45
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 0 0.00 3,243-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,082,743 0.58 1,540,629-29.72
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 2,816-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 879,814 0.47 682,94028.83
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 268 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 1,359,449 0.73 859,85358.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 671,618 0.36 398,19068.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 40,775 0.02 14,751176.42
SS Classified 580 0.00 23 220-97.50
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia