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Russian trade in goods with Estonia in Q3 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 third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Estonia

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Estonia totaled $1,268,514,920, up 32.88% ($313,863,728) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $1,152,072,426, up 36.83% ($310,071,934) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $116,442,494, up 3.37% ($3,791,794) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $1,035,629,932, a 41.99% increase ($306,280,140) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Estonia was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 27th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.6085% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6990% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Estonia was Russia’s 30th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 20th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.8637% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.0705% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Estonia was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 58th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1551% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1945% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 45.10% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (27.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.47% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (30.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 12.47% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (6.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.87% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (4.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.86% of Russia’s total exports to Estonia (2.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $284,353,910;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $86,746,276;
  • 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 $55,747,206;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18,149,748;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $8,662,412;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $7,991,782;
  • 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 $6,591,064;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $5,267,220.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $28,993,373.
Russia’s exports to Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 140,383 0.01 96,33045.73
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,900,842 0.16 1,220,51355.74
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 43 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 29 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 136,370 0.01 134,9511.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,196,197 0.10 1,885,345-36.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 402,382 0.03 164,556144.53
10 Cereals 258 0.00 312-17.31
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 42,973 0.00 72,252-40.52
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,928 0.00 747158.10
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 202 0.00 1,079-81.28
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,014-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 163,833 0.01 72,775125.12
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 92,331 0.01 68,79634.21
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,266,051 0.11 678,56786.58
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 329,836 0.03 366,629-10.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 163,833 0.01 159,9432.43
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 873,997 0.08 1,174,144-25.56
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 903,053 0.08 715,30226.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 48,099 0.00 47,8190.59
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,108 0.00 53,695-96.07
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 65,258 0.01 71,669-8.95
26 Ores, slag and ash 45,600 0.00 65,800-30.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 519,419,705 45.09 235,065,795120.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 111,683,289 9.69 55,936,08399.66
29 Organic chemicals 3,415,108 0.30 2,651,75728.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 138,587 0.01 95,61644.94
31 Fertilizers 164,677,626 14.29 193,670,999-14.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 393,702 0.03 417,823-5.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 820,284 0.07 741,53810.62
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 209,811 0.02 147,05542.68
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 176,142 0.02 192,834-8.66
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 20,071 0.00 8572,242.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,796,040 0.33 411,537822.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,336,102 0.46 3,418,08156.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,740,096 0.24 1,703,99660.80
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 151,357 0.01 215,922-29.90
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 26,637 0.00 22,72017.24
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 339 0.00 171,894.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 138,424,115 12.02 51,677,839167.86
45 Cork and articles of cork 10,541 0.00 6,44363.60
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 898 0.00 4,462-79.87
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,553,462 0.40 2,891,83957.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 726,986 0.06 639,52713.68
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 23 0.00 11109.09
52 Cotton 20,077 0.00 37,039-45.79
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 892 0.00 3,645-75.53
54 Man-made filaments 1,411 0.00 4,781-70.49
55 Man-made staple fibers 28,686 0.00 6842,085.29
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 553,736 0.05 426,85129.73
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11,614 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,427 0.00 2,04218.85
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 91,784 0.01 86,9355.58
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 430-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 61,934 0.01 66,868-7.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 85,046 0.01 66,35928.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 313,022 0.03 11,2582,680.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 295,618 0.03 136,311116.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,659 0.00 19,4361.15
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 462 0.00 1,267-63.54
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 18,801 0.00 4,318335.41
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,209,216 0.28 2,779,45015.46
69 Ceramic products 71,845 0.01 110,208-34.81
70 Glass and glassware 6,227,070 0.54 2,813,512121.33
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 728,014 0.06 375,84293.70
72 Iron and steel 34,708,695 3.01 16,558,947109.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,120,478 1.31 6,458,066134.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,459,172 0.13 17,5808,200.18
75 Nickel and articles thereof 373,248 0.03 549,049-32.02
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,350,190 1.07 4,358,408183.36
78 Lead and articles thereof 4,127,960 0.36 4,024,8282.56
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,820 0.00 2,510291.24
80 Tin and articles thereof 3,207 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,749,568 0.93 5,482,34896.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 98,737 0.01 107,690-8.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 193,045 0.02 124,75354.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,918,902 1.38 15,443,6843.08
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 9,190,815 0.80 2,599,751253.53
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 1,939,866 0.17 477,163306.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,437,913 0.30 1,046,794228.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,373,683 0.12 1,392,459-1.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,114,492 0.10 1,536,673-27.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,614 0.00 1,291257.40
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 214,163 0.02 182,43617.39
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 2,233,888 0.19 1,701,38531.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 250,342 0.02 208,25720.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 882,954 0.08 678,14130.20
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 714-100.00
SS Classified 60,078,833 5.21 215 135 956-72.07

Russia’s Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.04% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (55.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.81% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (20.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.13% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (6.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.87% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (7.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.57% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (4.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.74% of Russia’s total imports from Estonia (2.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $15,228,960;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,075,841;
  • 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 $1,214,087;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $804,664;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $716,736;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $682,463;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $681,437;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $661,885;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $536,625;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $350,078.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $10,267,268;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $2,365,118;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,285,039;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,003,208;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $939,568;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $834,605;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $780,637;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $568,693;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $363,126.
Russia’s imports from Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 293,068 0.25 472,356-37.96
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 249 0.00 14,866-98.33
10 Cereals 0 0.00 49,414-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 230,000 0.20 203,06013.27
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 498-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 107,974 0.09 152,264-29.09
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 82-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 20,308 0.02 61,209-66.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,350,311 2.02 1,688,42639.20
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 399,205 0.34 606,650-34.20
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 35,301 0.03 23,67449.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,739,135 3.21 3,777,116-1.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,113,121 0.96 431,684157.86
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,609 0.00 306,864-98.82
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8,304 0.01 3,472139.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 195,908 0.17 161,15221.57
26 Ores, slag and ash 11,684 0.01 41,607-71.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 182,747 0.16 441,971-58.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,700,000 2.32 1,485,91381.71
29 Organic chemicals 341,966 0.29 274,44524.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,613,995 2.24 538,154385.73
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 11,524,771 9.90 13,889,889-17.03
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,703 0.01 5,94629.55
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 157,038 0.13 144,0729.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 191,456 0.16 383,949-50.14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 42,733 0.04 64,371-33.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,197,092 1.03 1,014,57317.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,125,746 5.26 5,321,08215.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 492,707 0.42 405,23021.59
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 52,376 0.04 227,149-76.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,199 0.00 384212.24
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 499,064 0.43 541,063-7.76
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 568,693-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 202,917 0.17 1,206,125-83.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 158,385 0.14 151,1004.82
54 Man-made filaments 22,955 0.02 15,31549.89
55 Man-made staple fibers 126,654 0.11 199,914-36.65
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 823,109 0.71 562,41446.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 33,346 0.03 18,08584.38
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 91,249-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 23,405 0.02 9,448147.72
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 13,894 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 112,596 0.10 102,17210.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,644,273 3.99 5,583,841-16.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 531,066 0.46 1,311,703-59.51
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 224,470 0.19 412,938-45.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 275,821 0.24 398,042-30.71
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,855 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 97,628 0.08 5,1571,793.12
69 Ceramic products 1,249,941 1.07 533,205134.42
70 Glass and glassware 207,951 0.18 184,71112.58
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 53,963 0.05 80,584-33.04
72 Iron and steel 424,208 0.36 100,762321.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,658,482 3.14 3,121,85717.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 366,080 0.31 16,0022,187.71
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 171,436 0.15 135,74126.30
78 Lead and articles thereof 10,180 0.01 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 81 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 606,659 0.52 969,785-37.44
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 279,913 0.24 21,2971,214.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 968,792 0.83 988,418-1.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41,306,932 35.47 26,077,97258.40
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 21,030,578 18.06 31,297,846-32.81
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 264,928 0.23 559,923-52.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,259,836 1.08 577,373118.20
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 54,672 0.05 1,339,711-95.92
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,339,101 1.15 2,173,706-38.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 133 0.00 0
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 758,270 0.65 637,81118.89
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 366,448 0.31 416,928-12.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 103,804 0.09 35,247194.50
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 28,962 0.02 13,040122.10
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia