Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Estonia in 2011

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 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $3,857,139,059, up 69.97% ($1,587,781,599) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2011 totaled $2,865,698,482, up 67.17% ($1,151,448,387) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2011 totaled $991,440,577, up 78.60% ($436,333,212) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in 2011 was $1,874,257,905, a 61.69% increase ($715,115,175) over 2010.

Estonia was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 40th in 2010), accounting for 0.4690% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3625% in 2010).

Estonia was Russia’s 29th largest export market in 2011 (up from 36th in 2010), accounting for 0.5546% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4317% in 2010).

Estonia was Russia’s 43rd largest supplier in 2011 (up from 45th in 2010), accounting for 0.3243% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2425% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.70% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (70.58% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.25% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (11.04% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.53% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.06% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.55% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (3.98% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.08% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (5.70% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.79% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.03% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2011 over 2010 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 $930,871,991;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $140,748,117;
  • 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 $39,555,085;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $26,972,886;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $24,040,361;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $12,962,311.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $22,325,339;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $12,036,486;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11,669,726.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 0 0.00 2,095-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8,495,653 0.30 8,758,250-3.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 51,578 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,801 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,586,121 0.09 693,193273.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 697,084 0.02 541,95228.62
10 Cereals 30,452 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 41,956 0.00 48,570-13.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,507 0.00 9,3521.66
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 22,790-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 652,720 0.02 363,33979.64
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 49,741-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 604,760 0.02 365,79265.33
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 791,740 0.03 725,4929.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 887,958 0.03 918,239-3.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 200,194 0.01 77,099159.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,726,332 0.06 1,588,6918.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,363,322 0.15 2,935,40648.64
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,340,766 0.05 486,921175.36
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 19,190 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 291,056 0.01 204,20642.53
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,140,515,399 74.69 1,209,643,40876.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 47,043,676 1.64 7,488,591528.20
29 Organic chemicals 1,931,694 0.07 420,971358.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 520,066 0.02 640,422-18.79
31 Fertilizers 311,010,382 10.85 170,262,26582.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,027,892 0.04 1,142,823-10.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,529,522 0.09 1,775,59242.46
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 648,035 0.02 542,90419.36
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 492,306 0.02 482,4552.04
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 37,895 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,068 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,124,689 0.04 370,264203.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,827,671 0.27 4,003,76395.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,570,785 0.19 2,184,789154.98
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,586,081 0.09 3,012,564-14.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,158 0.00 278,345-97.43
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 1,116,813-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 121,669,491 4.25 94,696,60528.48
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,288 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 68,283 0.00 41,706,975.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,806,083 0.17 6,451,122-25.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,271,102 0.11 2,785,38817.44
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 62-100.00
52 Cotton 438,046 0.02 308,90941.80
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,307,766 0.05 995,00631.43
54 Man-made filaments 22,250 0.00 33,079-32.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,096 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 257,468 0.01 241,4346.64
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,248 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,237 0.00 6,300-80.37
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 245,918 0.01 161,55852.22
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 9,473 0.00 26,886-64.77
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 119,989 0.00 190,813-37.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,321,879 0.05 832,95958.70
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 151,285 0.01 131,42815.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 833,771 0.03 1,256,454-33.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 54,353 0.00 73,003-25.55
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 29,873 0.00 8,385256.27
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,535,942 0.26 5,303,99042.08
69 Ceramic products 1,322,646 0.05 1,117,89318.32
70 Glass and glassware 2,052,440 0.07 2,342,284-12.37
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 401,373 0.01 423,993-5.33
72 Iron and steel 32,561,204 1.14 29,663,3269.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,832,996 0.55 10,418,13851.98
74 Copper and articles thereof 27,207,683 0.95 3,167,322759.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 48,677 0.00 65,348-25.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25,012,259 0.87 12,049,948107.57
78 Lead and articles thereof 206,180 0.01 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 47 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 520 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 13,130 0.00 12,049,616-99.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 407,228 0.01 147,735175.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 441,571 0.02 686,045-35.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,921,858 0.45 24,591,584-47.45
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 34,295,563 1.20 42,680,358-19.65
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 8,909,983 0.31 1,366,332552.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,908,831 0.10 5,626,802-48.30
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 181,970 0.01 22,507,309-99.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 525,027 0.02 891,892-41.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9,494 0.00 5,73265.63
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 3,374,874 0.12 2,986,94712.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,459,226 0.30 5,939,52642.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 162,977 0.01 176,222-7.52
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 82,565-100.00
SS Classified 624,375 0.02 602 6963.60

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.88% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (41.76% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.88% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (18.56% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.32% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (25.12% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.17% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (5.06% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.27% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.32% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.19% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.09% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.10% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.93% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2011 over 2010 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 $272,285,462;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $81,931,320;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $47,865,276;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $16,907,076;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $16,058,588;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $7,988,077;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $7,498,451;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $7,348,922;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $6,661,295;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5,474,891;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,662,774.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $25,865,614;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $20,704,804;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $3,513,714.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 42,884,997 4.33 26,826,40959.86
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,489,930 0.25 4,548,820-45.26
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 16,399,497 1.65 19,913,211-17.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 50,981,825 5.14 71,686,629-28.88
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,061,700 0.31 1,863,11764.33
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 504,766-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 798,994 0.08 541,81947.47
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 643,608 0.06 659,308-2.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18,663 0.00 29,171-36.02
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4,124,017 0.42 3,681,24412.03
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 147,481 0.01 176,063-16.23
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 429,340 0.04 490,161-12.41
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,785,139 0.18 3,690,870-51.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 21,004 0.00 21,140-0.64
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,863,219 0.29 1,794,18459.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,454,323 0.35 2,573,00934.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,993,332 0.20 417,277377.70
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18,174,189 1.83 10,186,11278.42
26 Ores, slag and ash 471,977 0.05 292,25661.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,859,181 0.39 2,394,41761.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,516,556 0.35 753,167366.90
29 Organic chemicals 3,548,516 0.36 1,962,94780.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 16,321,314 1.65 10,846,42350.48
31 Fertilizers 65,493 0.01 51012,741.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 117,108,148 11.81 69,242,87269.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 300,749 0.03 189,69958.54
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 183,675 0.02 650,097-71.75
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 513,182 0.05 491,7364.36
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 2,772-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,240,417 0.33 2,598,35624.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,112,166 2.13 14,450,87146.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,434,641 0.14 1,850,451-22.47
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 461,816 0.05 412,09312.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20,718 0.00 25,179-17.72
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 52,964 0.01 30,08076.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,840,066 0.59 4,456,43931.05
45 Cork and articles of cork 2,248 0.00 1671,246.11
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5,120 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 963,936 0.10 2,052,947-53.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,939,232 0.50 5,118,075-3.49
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 602 0.00 2,706-77.75
52 Cotton 302,890 0.03 273,82710.61
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,028,624 0.10 311,158230.58
54 Man-made filaments 418,883 0.04 415,4960.82
55 Man-made staple fibers 15,458 0.00 74,981-79.38
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 982,313 0.10 1,509,150-34.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,509 0.00 1,205191.20
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 886 0.00 17,882-95.05
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 64,070 0.01 43,24048.17
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 106,132 0.01 97,7308.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 396,869 0.04 2,732,531-85.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,555,901 0.46 3,020,51850.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,755,351 0.18 1,307,96234.21
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,072,367 0.11 794,28435.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 154,497 0.02 103,74748.92
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5,015 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 122 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,878,092 0.29 2,582,52111.45
69 Ceramic products 4,213,194 0.42 2,272,51585.40
70 Glass and glassware 1,272,112 0.13 1,497,349-15.04
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,183,863 0.12 704,75367.98
72 Iron and steel 33,998,363 3.43 17,091,28798.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,095,687 1.52 7,746,76594.86
74 Copper and articles thereof 422,997 0.04 507,166-16.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,459,380 0.25 2,047,65320.11
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,697 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,755,585 0.78 257,1342,916.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 721,308 0.07 141,683409.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 716,961 0.07 324,024121.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 120,701,827 12.17 38,770,507211.32
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 382,643,942 38.59 110,358,480246.73
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 918,600 0.09 1,393,160-34.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 52,424,880 5.29 48,762,1067.51
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,845,561 0.19 27,711,175-93.34
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,387,384 0.54 4,802,60512.18
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 8,340,897 0.84 7,868,1476.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,298,497 0.33 2,012,62063.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 56,720 0.01 90,517-37.34
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,168 0.00 18,974-72.76
SS Classified 0 0.00 14 943-100.00
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia