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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q1 2020

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 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $605,004,904, up 0.26% ($1,548,989) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $482,290,813, down 2.54% ($12,589,797) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $122,714,091, up 13.02% ($14,138,786) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $359,576,722, a 6.92% decrease ($26,728,583) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Estonia was Russia’s 42nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 43rd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4256% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3833% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Estonia was Russia’s 37th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5420% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4741% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Estonia was Russia’s 54th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 57th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2308% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2047% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.16% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (37.45% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 33.54% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (38.85% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.66% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (8.69% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.55% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.73% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.10% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (5.33% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.17% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.22% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $41,064,802;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $10,190,047;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $8,433,962;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $7,631,654;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,578,470;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2,170,549.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $38,673,047;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $29,998,973;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $6,525,553;
  • 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 $4,619,486;
  • Zinc and articles thereof (HS code 79) - a decrease of $4,275,052;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2,411,535.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,244,015 0.26 1,282,904-3.03
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,624 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 97,453 0.02 48,99698.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 354,743 0.07 310,28614.33
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 295,819 0.06 249,22618.70
10 Cereals 13,718 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 66,889 0.01 34,83292.03
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,582 0.00 9,797-43.02
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 324 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 620,777 0.13 98,347531.21
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 178-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 68,234 0.01 45,80248.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 626,785 0.13 2,072,696-69.76
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 312,458 0.06 283,14710.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 131,953 0.03 154,641-14.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,125,922 0.23 907,78624.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 664,231 0.14 493,65434.55
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 15,974 0.00 48,048-66.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,810 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 55,620 0.01 72,103-22.86
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 491,579-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 161,692,710 33.53 191,691,683-15.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 63,021,934 13.07 21,957,132187.02
29 Organic chemicals 3,633,249 0.75 4,331,030-16.11
30 Pharmaceutical products 143,642 0.03 63,625125.76
31 Fertilizers 111,031,097 23.02 149,704,144-25.83
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 264,844 0.05 195,30035.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 818,768 0.17 948,306-13.66
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 153,943 0.03 166,197-7.37
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 112,826 0.02 137,538-17.97
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,978 0.00 1,36844.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,041,675 0.22 3,453,210-69.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,767,644 0.57 2,738,7281.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,043,634 0.22 1,653,360-36.88
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 163,704 0.03 98,91465.50
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10,959 0.00 6,32173.37
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 33,120 0.01 4180,680.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 47,127,724 9.77 39,496,07019.32
45 Cork and articles of cork 3,494 0.00 23,631-85.21
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 219 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,756,074 0.78 3,051,91823.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 546,816 0.11 448,56821.90
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 144 0.00 0
52 Cotton 26,551 0.01 14,53682.66
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 21,896 0.00 64,110-65.85
54 Man-made filaments 1,467 0.00 2,311-36.52
55 Man-made staple fibers 126 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 481,891 0.10 325,26248.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 9,810 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 232 0.00 2224.50
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 74,996 0.02 63,80017.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 42,420 0.01 66,874-36.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 35,962 0.01 99,446-63.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 205,319 0.04 686,149-70.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 102,815 0.02 66,71654.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,980 0.00 7,6284.61
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 36-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5,346 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,880,329 0.39 1,683,67411.68
69 Ceramic products 72,239 0.01 78,966-8.52
70 Glass and glassware 2,346,488 0.49 2,925,163-19.78
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 469,439 0.10 169,290177.30
72 Iron and steel 17,726,042 3.68 14,147,57225.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,891,009 1.01 4,004,76522.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 31,577 0.01 98,504-67.94
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,222,700 0.25 366,157233.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,538,239 0.32 1,380,84511.40
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 262,463-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,909 0.00 4,277,961-99.93
80 Tin and articles thereof 130 0.00 734-82.29
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,803,323 2.24 8,632,77425.14
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 71,534 0.01 45,72056.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 124,238 0.03 70,84675.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,721,577 3.05 4,531,530224.87
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 2,592,804 0.54 2,498,5613.77
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 5,710,615 1.18 10,330,101-44.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,924,552 2.06 1,490,590565.81
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 818,385 0.17 7,343,938-88.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 486,254 0.10 188,038158.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,547 0.00 7,683-53.83
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 114,938 0.02 30038,212.67
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 2,141,905 0.44 1,850,51215.75
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 170,724 0.04 155,6389.69
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 211,698 0.04 125,48568.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 297 0.00 0
SS Classified 121,381 0.03 44 604172.13

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 67.92% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (70.19% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.21% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (14.37% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.07% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.56% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.45% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (5.02% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.03% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.83% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.53% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (0.95% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $14,967,085;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,765,948;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,570,009;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $953,538;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $940,662;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $830,097;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $646,863;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $630,220;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $581,543;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $540,414;
  • 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 $518,015;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $513,881;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $423,187.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $9,131,876;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $1,244,477;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $656,008;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $620,717;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $377,432.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 132,480 0.11 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 84,113 0.07 51,25964.09
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 195,116 0.16 57,360240.16
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 149,435 0.12 125,43219.14
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 67,860 0.06 62,3578.82
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 455,533 0.37 1,076,250-57.67
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 60,006 0.05 14,877303.35
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,231,252 1.00 290,590323.71
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,008,095 0.82 377,875166.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,227 0.00 9,782-46.57
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,332,484 2.72 2,378,94640.08
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 521,388 0.42 509,7312.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 204,516 0.17 77726,221.24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 146,839 0.12 213,772-31.31
26 Ores, slag and ash 30,071 0.02 131,661-77.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 174,388 0.14 300,240-41.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,786,750 1.46 1,268,73540.83
29 Organic chemicals 162,622 0.13 181,196-10.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,711,017 1.39 1,197,13642.93
31 Fertilizers 1,308 0.00 70186.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,672,740 5.44 7,050,172-5.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 28,954 0.02 35,785-19.09
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 150,239 0.12 22,660563.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 225,242 0.18 202,77411.08
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 78,512 0.06 162,259-51.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 626,286 0.51 637,638-1.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,488,618 3.66 4,537,676-1.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 282,319 0.23 300,167-5.95
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 35,351 0.03 58,127-39.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 66 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 511,588 0.42 503,8111.54
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 394,601 0.32 71,957448.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 710,918 0.58 64,0551,009.86
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 257,368 0.21 393,320-34.57
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 5,192-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 21,807-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 32-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 75,320 0.06 122,550-38.54
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 877,570 0.72 296,027196.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 38,717 0.03 1,6122,301.80
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 17,250-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 25,390 0.02 31,381-19.09
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 12,148 0.01 16,358-25.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33,191 0.03 8,784277.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,121,104 1.73 551,095284.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,449,872 1.18 909,45859.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 36,744 0.03 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 279,462 0.23 1,79415,477.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 38,717 0.03 271,515-85.74
69 Ceramic products 466,574 0.38 1,122,582-58.44
70 Glass and glassware 123,995 0.10 72,22271.69
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26,776 0.02 26,4191.35
72 Iron and steel 289,807 0.24 191,84751.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,877,875 3.97 3,111,92756.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 358,721 0.29 63,709463.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 190,767 0.16 133,96842.40
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,244,477-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 394,963 0.32 45,853761.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 22,516 0.02 35,840-37.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 548,776 0.45 626,490-12.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,297,485 20.61 24,467,3883.39
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 55,173,714 44.96 40,206,62937.23
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 66,645 0.05 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 492,571 0.40 515,021-4.36
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,041,146 0.85 10,173,022-89.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,269,724 1.03 846,53749.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 30-100.00
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 792,010 0.65 736,7527.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 290,749 0.24 406,821-28.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 77,320 0.06 3,8381,914.59
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 420 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia