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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q1 2021

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 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $894,373,982, up 47.83% ($289,369,078) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $795,990,261, up 65.04% ($313,699,448) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $98,383,721, down 19.83% ($24,330,370) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $697,606,540, a 94.01% increase ($338,029,818) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Estonia was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 42nd in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.5787% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4256% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Estonia was Russia’s 29th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 37th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.8628% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5420% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Estonia was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 54th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1579% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2308% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 31.68% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (33.54% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 30.70% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (38.16% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.83% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (10.66% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.02% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (7.55% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.83% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (7.10% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.93% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (1.17% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $90,314,219;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $64,847,066;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $18,866,816;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $7,638,376;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,223,526;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $3,623,157.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $9,465,450;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7,584,064;
  • 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 $6,922,190;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $3,384,502;
  • 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 $3,177,417.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 85,360 0.01 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,183,567 0.15 1,244,015-4.86
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 75 0.00 1,624-95.38
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 17 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 194,965 0.02 97,453100.06
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,523,795 0.19 354,743329.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 303,251 0.04 295,8192.51
10 Cereals 0 0.00 13,718-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 83,074 0.01 66,88924.20
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 127,047 0.02 5,5822,176.01
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,052 0.00 324224.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 95,229 0.01 620,777-84.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 61,890 0.01 68,234-9.30
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 991,879 0.12 626,78558.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 334,697 0.04 312,4587.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 230,181 0.03 131,95374.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,395,778 0.18 1,125,92223.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 745,116 0.09 664,23112.18
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 47,643 0.01 15,974198.25
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 15,191 0.00 2,810440.60
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 41,430 0.01 55,620-25.51
26 Ores, slag and ash 92,600 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 252,006,929 31.66 161,692,71055.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 56,099,744 7.05 63,021,934-10.98
29 Organic chemicals 3,936,289 0.49 3,633,2498.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 107,848 0.01 143,642-24.92
31 Fertilizers 175,878,163 22.10 111,031,09758.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 220,479 0.03 264,844-16.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 564,353 0.07 818,768-31.07
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 118,625 0.01 153,943-22.94
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 123,280 0.02 112,8269.27
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 10,050 0.00 1,978408.09
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,021,826 0.25 1,041,67594.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,289,758 0.41 2,767,64418.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,960,982 0.25 1,043,63487.90
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 172,838 0.02 163,7045.58
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 22,664 0.00 10,959106.81
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 45 0.00 33,120-99.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 65,994,540 8.29 47,127,72440.03
45 Cork and articles of cork 11,116 0.00 3,494218.15
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 8 0.00 219-96.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,609,360 0.45 3,756,074-3.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 667,869 0.08 546,81622.14
50 Silk 6 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 361 0.00 144150.69
52 Cotton 36,401 0.00 26,55137.10
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5,486 0.00 21,896-74.95
54 Man-made filaments 6,238 0.00 1,467325.22
55 Man-made staple fibers 317 0.00 126151.59
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 593,681 0.07 481,89123.20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 30 0.00 9,810-99.69
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 345 0.00 23248.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 67,415 0.01 74,996-10.11
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 508 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 55,969 0.01 42,42031.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 886,443 0.11 35,9622,364.94
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 182,237 0.02 205,319-11.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 170,537 0.02 102,81565.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,258 0.00 7,980-59.17
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7,892 0.00 5,34647.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,728,800 0.22 1,880,329-8.06
69 Ceramic products 58,691 0.01 72,239-18.75
70 Glass and glassware 3,323,842 0.42 2,346,48841.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 190,044 0.02 469,439-59.52
72 Iron and steel 21,949,568 2.76 17,726,04223.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,529,385 1.57 4,891,009156.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 151,055 0.02 31,577378.37
75 Nickel and articles thereof 568,458 0.07 1,222,700-53.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,161,396 0.65 1,538,239235.54
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,751 0.00 2,90928.94
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 130-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,418,821 0.93 10,803,323-31.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 89,813 0.01 71,53425.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 41,519 0.01 124,238-66.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,256,127 0.66 14,721,577-64.30
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 2,739,712 0.34 2,592,8045.67
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 2,533,198 0.32 5,710,615-55.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,340,488 0.29 9,924,552-76.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,130,505 0.14 818,38538.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 578,323 0.07 486,25418.93
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 17,613 0.00 3,547396.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 329,389 0.04 114,938186.58
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 2,739,777 0.34 2,141,90527.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 186,819 0.02 170,7249.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 828,831 0.10 211,698291.52
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 297-100.00
SS Classified 147,706,606 18.56 121 381121,588.41

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 64.69% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (67.92% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.62% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (13.21% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.75% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (6.07% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.21% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (5.45% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.23% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.03% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.95% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.53% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $14,551,234;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,172,453;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1,145,963;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $477,198;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $376,784;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $328,495.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $33,953,221;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,616,141;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,234,737;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,038,336;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $978,936;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $813,867;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $692,110;
  • 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 $432,972;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $410,076;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $335,774.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 405,260 0.41 132,480205.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 27,462 0.03 84,113-67.35
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 210,574 0.21 195,1167.92
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 134,144 0.14 149,435-10.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 84,053 0.09 67,86023.86
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 161,994 0.16 455,533-64.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 26,746 0.03 60,006-55.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,448,582 1.47 1,231,25217.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 315,985 0.32 1,008,095-68.66
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 16,918 0.02 5,227223.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,922,408 2.97 3,332,484-12.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 654,427 0.67 521,38825.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 226,175 0.23 204,51610.59
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,732 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 272,279 0.28 146,83985.43
26 Ores, slag and ash 82,915 0.08 30,071175.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 179,325 0.18 174,3882.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,353,778 1.38 1,786,750-24.23
29 Organic chemicals 173,495 0.18 162,6226.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,857,732 1.89 1,711,0178.57
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 1,308-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,845,193 7.97 6,672,74017.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,165 0.01 28,954-75.25
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 144,036 0.15 150,239-4.13
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 113,340 0.12 225,242-49.68
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 44,003 0.04 78,512-43.95
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 482,265 0.49 626,286-23.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,674,751 3.74 4,488,618-18.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 659,103 0.67 282,319133.46
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 52,978 0.05 35,35149.86
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10,267 0.01 6615,456.06
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 681,479 0.69 511,58833.21
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 454,659 0.46 394,60115.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 673,670 0.68 710,918-5.24
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 107,104 0.11 257,368-58.38
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 5,126 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 14,021 0.01 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 143,685 0.15 75,32090.77
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 584,448 0.59 877,570-33.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 342 0.00 38,717-99.12
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 25,920 0.03 25,3902.09
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 15,096 0.02 12,14824.27
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 20,861 0.02 33,191-37.15
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 886,367 0.90 2,121,104-58.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 470,936 0.48 1,449,872-67.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 36,744-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 25,704 0.03 279,462-90.80
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 99,291 0.10 38,717156.45
69 Ceramic products 795,069 0.81 466,57470.41
70 Glass and glassware 110,441 0.11 123,995-10.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 61,961 0.06 26,776131.40
72 Iron and steel 133,116 0.14 289,807-54.07
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,261,734 2.30 4,877,875-53.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 22,947 0.02 358,721-93.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 286,173 0.29 190,76750.01
79 Zinc and articles thereof 343 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,540,926 1.57 394,963290.14
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 92,843 0.09 22,516312.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 789,180 0.80 548,77643.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 39,848,719 40.50 25,297,48557.52
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 21,220,493 21.57 55,173,714-61.54
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 61,899 0.06 66,645-7.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 759,549 0.77 492,57154.20
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,810 0.00 1,041,146-99.73
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,746,922 1.78 1,269,72437.58
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 516,690 0.53 792,010-34.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 229,222 0.23 290,749-21.16
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 75,025 0.08 77,320-2.97
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 27,865 0.03 4206,534.52
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia