Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q2 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 second quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $1,206,762,216, up 56.41% ($435,207,782) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $1,078,901,921, up 63.58% ($419,359,606) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $127,860,295, up 14.15% ($15,848,176) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $951,041,626, a 73.70% increase ($403,511,430) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Estonia was Russia’s 30th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 29th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.6377% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6324% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Estonia was Russia’s 22nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 23rd in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.9380% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.9433% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Estonia was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 54th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1723% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2150% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 39.23% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (34.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 36.94% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (26.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.24% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (7.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.77% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.66% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (5.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $194,466,486;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $136,505,999;
  • 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 $76,319,776;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $62,456,041;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18,350,090;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $10,213,208;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,807,679;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3,706,555.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $19,031,627.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
01 Live animals 150,619 0.01 22,339574.24
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 2,740-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,627,747 0.15 1,251,38030.08
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 998 0.00 1,687-40.84
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 177,391 0.02 185,156-4.19
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 196,184 0.02 578,871-66.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 234,966 0.02 416,573-43.60
10 Cereals 1,191 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 51,833 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 56,452 0.01 289,087-80.47
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,698 0.00 1461,747.95
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 111,058 0.01 64,98570.90
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 9-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 58,014 0.01 59,795-2.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 834,158 0.08 456,24182.83
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 302,557 0.03 248,00622.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 261,002 0.02 161,40461.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,460,903 0.14 1,218,12019.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 943,917 0.09 876,6617.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 72,145 0.01 30,502136.53
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,053 0.00 42,289-92.78
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 95,408 0.01 66,61843.22
26 Ores, slag and ash 321,500 0.03 38,600732.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 422,816,485 39.19 228,349,99985.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 110,012,393 10.20 33,692,617226.52
29 Organic chemicals 4,114,994 0.38 3,385,91821.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 139,691 0.01 169,645-17.66
31 Fertilizers 268,463,659 24.88 131,957,660103.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 457,629 0.04 341,13834.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 716,225 0.07 504,94041.84
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 166,304 0.02 195,539-14.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 170,692 0.02 130,08831.21
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 55,837 0.01 4,0571,276.31
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 5-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,921,603 0.36 215,0481,723.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,442,872 0.69 2,635,193182.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,926,081 0.27 1,286,317127.48
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 204,778 0.02 129,92757.61
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 41,458 0.00 26,98653.63
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 16 0.00 121-86.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 105,188,843 9.75 42,732,802146.15
45 Cork and articles of cork 5 0.00 3,310-99.85
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,575,394 0.42 3,061,82949.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 664,141 0.06 437,80751.70
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 253 0.00 108134.26
52 Cotton 43,228 0.00 142,387-69.64
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 25,972 0.00 24,5006.01
54 Man-made filaments 3,508 0.00 30,128-88.36
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,212 0.00 1452,804.83
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 698,360 0.06 692,5410.84
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10,746 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,645 0.00 84,534-95.69
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 113,886 0.01 67,57568.53
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,179 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 74,407 0.01 22,053237.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 962,051 0.09 21,9124,290.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 77,217 0.01 157,101-50.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 200,181 0.02 46,417331.27
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,601 0.00 12,549-15.52
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 230 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5,876 0.00 5,04516.47
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,140,363 0.29 2,390,89431.35
69 Ceramic products 88,781 0.01 89,394-0.69
70 Glass and glassware 5,268,231 0.49 2,577,143104.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 455,180 0.04 311,92545.93
72 Iron and steel 34,576,349 3.20 16,226,259113.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,079,540 1.12 9,914,72021.83
74 Copper and articles thereof 604,720 0.06 15,3303,844.68
75 Nickel and articles thereof 922,709 0.09 572,49861.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,609,086 0.43 3,955,51016.52
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,126,307-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 6,842 0.00 1,950250.87
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,105 0.00 86927.16
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,207,199 0.85 12,355,011-25.48
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 167,097 0.02 28,680482.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 82,749 0.01 56,28747.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,613,838 0.61 25,645,465-74.21
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 7,110,995 0.66 4,145,99471.51
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 717,201 0.07 1,711,502-58.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,084,158 0.19 2,969,261-29.81
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11,280,844 1.05 1,067,636956.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 881,714 0.08 817,7327.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,195 0.00 19,465-88.72
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 201,217 0.02 209,256-3.84
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 2,803,292 0.26 1,702,01964.70
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 491,010 0.05 340,89444.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 958,827 0.09 335,732185.59
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 296 0.00 0
SS Classified 33,267,927 3.08 113 375 432-70.66

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 54.85% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (66.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.02% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (16.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.35% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.94% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (7.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.12% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (1.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $14,804,910;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $8,682,529;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,858,269;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2,325,064;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $2,295,082;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,930,006;
  • 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 $1,580,669;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $882,504;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $711,238;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $607,597;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $597,883;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $501,432;
  • 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) - an increase of $449,445;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $425,451;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $412,602;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $390,784.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $20,054,649;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,218,575;
  • 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 $1,015,679;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $913,014;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $663,328;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $558,698.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
01 Live animals 501,432 0.39 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 317 0.00 37,991-99.17
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,218,575-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 256,746 0.20 203,39926.23
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 141,890 0.11 123,93014.49
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 111,284 0.09 135,072-17.61
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 53,966 0.04 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17,125 0.01 22,006-22.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,005,355 1.57 1,122,85178.59
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 398,363 0.31 957,061-58.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,069 0.00 41,350-85.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,472,101 3.50 3,760,86318.91
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,084,371 1.63 154,3651,250.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 95,402 0.07 325,191-70.66
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,953 0.00 1,084356.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 186,945 0.15 149,91324.70
26 Ores, slag and ash 84,684 0.07 2,3323,531.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 160,668 0.13 171,964-6.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,044,697 2.38 1,464,028107.97
29 Organic chemicals 176,000 0.14 248,564-29.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,294,763 2.58 3,958,091-16.76
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 397-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10,797,710 8.44 8,502,62826.99
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,643 0.01 22,097-69.94
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 89,935 0.07 140,678-36.07
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 258,827 0.20 239,3928.12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 43,911 0.03 19,990119.66
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,322,545 1.03 714,94884.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,901,641 4.62 3,043,37293.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 657,900 0.51 311,836110.98
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 52,997 0.04 43,08123.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 424 0.00 580-26.90
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 831,866 0.65 494,17068.34
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 319,269-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 697,108 0.55 903,977-22.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 128,410 0.10 60,705111.53
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 10,731 0.01 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 297,198 0.23 96,100209.26
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 757,308 0.59 939,981-19.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,934 0.00 2,879-32.82
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,742 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 24,892 0.02 10,991126.48
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 8,613 0.01 15,116-43.02
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,790 0.01 5,37782.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 887,734 0.69 879,1870.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 699,813 0.55 483,92144.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,797 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,544 0.00 6,507-30.17
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 66,064 0.05 9,436600.13
69 Ceramic products 807,497 0.63 382,046111.36
70 Glass and glassware 230,614 0.18 87,913162.32
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 117,473 0.09 73,03460.85
72 Iron and steel 230,274 0.18 173,46332.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,272,652 8.82 2,590,123335.22
74 Copper and articles thereof 19,848 0.02 9,651105.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 168,047 0.13 130,90028.38
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,458,849 1.14 1,068,06536.59
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 197,395 0.15 44,724341.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,164,280 0.91 566,397105.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 35,398,469 27.69 20,593,55971.89
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 25,716,259 20.11 45,770,908-43.82
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 374,511 0.29 1,390,190-73.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 824,572 0.64 411,970100.15
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,105,180 4.77 3,780,11661.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,707,212 1.34 2,029,913-15.90
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 731,347 0.57 281,902159.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 568,284 0.44 291,21695.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 65,725 0.05 20,171225.84
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 37,599 0.03 950,613-96.04
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia