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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q3 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 third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $954,651,192, up 24.33% ($186,840,451) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $842,000,492, up 30.05% ($194,572,497) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $112,650,700, down 6.42% ($7,732,046) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $729,349,792, a 38.38% increase ($202,304,543) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Estonia was Russia’s 27th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 38th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.6990% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4629% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Estonia was Russia’s 20th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 33rd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 1.0705% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.6266% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Estonia was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 56th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1945% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1925% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 30.81% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (34.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 27.93% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (42.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.56% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (7.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.48% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.67% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $32,487,497;
  • 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 $22,177,372;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $4,269,578;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $4,024,828.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 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 $38,021,334;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $14,872,545;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11,601,043;
  • 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 $8,095,102;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,232,226;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $3,855,700.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
01 Live animals 96,330 0.01 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,220,513 0.14 1,251,533-2.48
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,486-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 134,951 0.02 79,71769.29
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,885,345 0.22 908,316107.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 164,556 0.02 297,434-44.67
10 Cereals 312 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 72,252 0.01 21533,505.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 747 0.00 7,188-89.61
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,079 0.00 157,093.33
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,014 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 72,775 0.01 558,237-86.96
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 3,614-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 68,796 0.01 63,2968.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 678,567 0.08 444,14652.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 366,629 0.04 386,762-5.21
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 159,943 0.02 127,11125.83
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,174,144 0.14 609,62892.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 715,302 0.08 760,227-5.91
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 47,819 0.01 27,33074.97
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 53,695 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 71,669 0.01 51,57838.95
26 Ores, slag and ash 65,800 0.01 1,1425,661.82
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 235,065,795 27.92 273,087,129-13.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 55,936,083 6.64 33,758,71165.69
29 Organic chemicals 2,651,757 0.31 17,524,302-84.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 95,616 0.01 109,150-12.40
31 Fertilizers 193,670,999 23.00 161,183,50220.16
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 417,823 0.05 279,46849.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 741,538 0.09 835,800-11.28
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 147,055 0.02 161,775-9.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 192,834 0.02 140,87836.88
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 857 0.00 2,056-58.32
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 411,537 0.05 2,293,373-82.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,418,081 0.41 3,132,7209.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,703,996 0.20 2,006,916-15.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 215,922 0.03 93,932129.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 22,720 0.00 7,550200.93
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 17 0.00 562-96.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 51,677,839 6.14 47,408,2619.01
45 Cork and articles of cork 6,443 0.00 7,719-16.53
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4,462 0.00 3014,773.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,891,839 0.34 2,914,882-0.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 639,527 0.08 481,58132.80
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 11 0.00 0
52 Cotton 37,039 0.00 25,03047.98
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,645 0.00 18,617-80.42
54 Man-made filaments 4,781 0.00 85,195-94.39
55 Man-made staple fibers 68 0.00 646.25
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 426,851 0.05 268,65158.89
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,042 0.00 732,697.26
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 86,935 0.01 44,86793.76
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 430 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 66,868 0.01 49,46335.19
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 66,359 0.01 64,5102.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,258 0.00 1,225,199-99.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 136,311 0.02 162,961-16.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,436 0.00 1,6701,063.83
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,267 0.00 442,779.55
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4,318 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,779,450 0.33 2,943,552-5.57
69 Ceramic products 110,208 0.01 113,595-2.98
70 Glass and glassware 2,813,512 0.33 3,431,885-18.02
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 375,842 0.04 232,57761.60
72 Iron and steel 16,558,947 1.97 17,717,106-6.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,458,066 0.77 10,690,292-39.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 17,580 0.00 20,967-16.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 549,049 0.07 1,448,326-62.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,358,408 0.52 4,793,178-9.07
78 Lead and articles thereof 4,024,828 0.48 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,510 0.00 3,062-18.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,482,348 0.65 9,338,048-41.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 107,690 0.01 273,453-60.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 124,753 0.01 142,629-12.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,443,684 1.83 27,044,727-42.90
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 2,599,751 0.31 2,936,601-11.47
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 477,163 0.06 8,572,265-94.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,046,794 0.12 1,506,190-30.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,392,459 0.17 801,30273.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,536,673 0.18 496,559209.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,291 0.00 1,490-13.36
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 182,436 0.02 83121,853.79
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 1,701,385 0.20 1,510,97612.60
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 208,257 0.02 338,150-38.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 678,141 0.08 104,607548.27
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 714 0.00 0
SS Classified 215,135,956 25.55 10 0112,148,895.66

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 55.06% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (58.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.89% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (21.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.73% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (3.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.92% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (5.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.75% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (5.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.19% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,855,154;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $4,747,152;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,365,137;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $777,415;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $472,356;
  • 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 $464,425;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $442,275;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $393,098.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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) - a decrease of $15,551,693;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,699,831;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $1,413,477;
  • 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) - a decrease of $924,304;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $721,995;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $567,166;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $532,369;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $521,473;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $398,035;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $348,222.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
01 Live animals 472,356 0.42 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,866 0.01 44,398-66.52
10 Cereals 49,414 0.04 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 203,060 0.18 121,37067.31
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 124,416-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 498 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 152,264 0.14 97,00656.96
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 82 0.00 303-72.94
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 61,209 0.05 12,495389.87
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,688,426 1.50 323,289422.27
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 606,650 0.54 1,173,816-48.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23,674 0.02 25,111-5.72
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,777,116 3.35 3,981,294-5.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 431,684 0.38 731,389-40.98
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 306,864 0.27 163,86487.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,472 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 161,152 0.14 133,82920.42
26 Ores, slag and ash 41,607 0.04 181,700-77.10
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 441,971 0.39 168,228162.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,485,913 1.32 1,623,417-8.47
29 Organic chemicals 274,445 0.24 198,31638.39
30 Pharmaceutical products 538,154 0.48 2,237,985-75.95
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 805-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,889,889 12.33 14,238,111-2.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,946 0.01 58,194-89.78
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 144,072 0.13 108,21433.14
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 383,949 0.34 396,702-3.21
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 64,371 0.06 59,0249.06
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,014,573 0.90 916,51410.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,321,082 4.72 5,719,117-6.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 405,230 0.36 363,97711.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 227,149 0.20 160,95441.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 384 0.00 28833.33
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 392-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 541,063 0.48 740,186-26.90
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 568,693 0.50 581,655-2.23
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,206,125 1.07 763,85057.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 151,100 0.13 420,154-64.04
54 Man-made filaments 15,315 0.01 27,186-43.67
55 Man-made staple fibers 199,914 0.18 112,72377.35
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 562,414 0.50 603,505-6.81
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18,085 0.02 35,698-49.34
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 91,249 0.08 58015,632.59
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9,448 0.01 30,561-69.08
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 8,071-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 102,172 0.09 38,460165.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,583,841 4.96 836,689567.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,311,703 1.16 1,488,503-11.88
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 412,938 0.37 706,728-41.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 398,042 0.35 4,9447,951.01
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,157 0.00 266,071-98.06
69 Ceramic products 533,205 0.47 1,255,200-57.52
70 Glass and glassware 184,711 0.16 124,76448.05
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 80,584 0.07 83,828-3.87
72 Iron and steel 100,762 0.09 622,235-83.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,121,857 2.77 3,286,092-5.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 16,002 0.01 548,371-97.08
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 146-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 135,741 0.12 134,3071.07
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,413,477-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 969,785 0.86 192,370404.12
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 21,297 0.02 167,432-87.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 988,418 0.88 766,37228.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,077,972 23.15 19,222,81835.66
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 31,297,846 27.78 46,849,539-33.19
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 559,923 0.50 95,498486.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 577,373 0.51 614,176-5.99
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,339,711 1.19 1,162,36815.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,173,706 1.93 1,929,47712.66
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 637,811 0.57 1,562,115-59.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 416,928 0.37 261,71759.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 35,247 0.03 60,362-41.61
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 13,040 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia