US trade with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 27, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Estonia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Estonia was $233.3 million, down 13.49% ($36.4 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $55.9 million, up 4.04% ($2.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $177.4 million, down 17.85% ($38.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $121.6 million, a 25.09% decrease ($40.7 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Estonia was the US 94th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 92nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0249% of US total trade (down from 0.0308% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Estonia was the US 118th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 112th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0150% of US total exports (down from 0.0154% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Estonia was the US 81st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 75th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0314% of US total imports (down from 0.0409% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Estonia

The major share of US exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 65.31% of US total exports to Estonia (65.29% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.66% of US total exports to Estonia (10.94% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.14% of US total exports to Estonia (7.99% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.79% of US total exports to Estonia (4.09% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.62% of US total exports to Estonia (3.28% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.84% of US total exports to Estonia (1.65% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.14% of US total exports to Estonia (1.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $5.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • 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 $0.4 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • 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 $0.6 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 66.2-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 158.4 0.28 86.483.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,671.1 6.57 3,451.76.36
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 31.2 0.06 47.1-33.76
10 Cereals 27.5 0.05 15.577.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 90.7 0.16 457.6-80.19
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 692.1 1.24 12.55,458.70
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 62.2 0.11 70.3-11.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 242.4 0.43 37.4547.76
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 72.6 0.13 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 277.0 0.50 770.0-64.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,244.8 2.23 626.298.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 499.1 0.89 180.8176.10
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 11.6-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 25.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19.4 0.03 13.048.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 357.4 0.64 929.6-61.55
29 Organic chemicals 331.3 0.59 419.3-20.99
30 Pharmaceutical products 270.6 0.48 71.5278.35
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 127.4 0.23 175.1-27.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,536.2 2.75 862.678.08
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 55.4 0.10 35.257.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.3 0.01 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 17.9-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 101.2 0.18 66.352.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 330.1 0.59 318.73.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,384.0 4.27 1,238.892.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 167.8 0.30 155.87.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 63.2 0.11 28.3123.27
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2.7 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,494.4 4.47 1,563.859.51
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 142.4 0.25 470.1-69.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 36.4 0.07 161.1-77.39
54 Man-made filaments 182.1 0.33 421.5-56.80
55 Man-made staple fibers 12.5 0.02 15.5-19.25
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 53.1 0.10 24.5116.77
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 20.5 0.04 10.888.93
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 15.8 0.03 7.9100.30
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 119.3 0.21 283.2-57.88
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 14.6-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 28.6 0.05 42.7-32.90
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18.0 0.03 33.4-46.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11.2 0.02 16.8-33.11
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5.8 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4.1 0.01 10.9-62.60
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 65.7 0.12 28.8128.34
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 44.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 104.6 0.19 494.9-78.86
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 80.9 0.14 755.1-89.29
72 Iron and steel 3.1 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 171.4 0.31 541.7-68.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 21.3 0.04 14.249.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 192.3 0.34 607.2-68.32
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 57.8-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 680.9 1.22 112.3506.47
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 319.4 0.57 346.0-7.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 75.3 0.13 80.5-6.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,914.5 17.75 12,164.9-18.50
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 10,754.7 19.25 4,916.9118.73
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 7.5 0.01 9.2-18.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,056.6 9.05 5,114.6-1.13
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,265.6 7.64 3,558.519.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 68.8 0.12 90.2-23.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,411.3 11.48 9,198.9-30.30
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.6 0.01 58.2-90.38
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15.0 0.03 64.1-76.57
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 96.2 0.17 14.5563.76
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 812.3 1.45 407.399.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 161.7 0.29 457.0-64.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 41.0 0.07 33.821.27
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 90.5 0.16 9.2889.40

US Imports from Estonia

The major share of US imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.03% of US total imports from Estonia (82.87% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.53% of US total imports from Estonia (0.07% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.78% of US total imports from Estonia (3.21% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.74% of US total imports from Estonia (2.24% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.04% of US total imports from Estonia (3.31% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.46% of US total imports from Estonia (1.01% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $31.0 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $0.9 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $69.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • 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 $0.8 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 2.4 0.00 6.6-63.13
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 213.4 0.12 203.44.93
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 261.1 0.15 86.7201.01
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 169.2 0.10 16.1953.42
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 7.0 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 14.7 0.01 7.3100.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 29.5-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,744.9 0.98 1,796.0-2.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 178.1 0.10 32.0455.79
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31,107.8 17.53 156.019,842.07
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 452.0 0.25 1,295.4-65.11
29 Organic chemicals 2,323.7 1.31 3,043.1-23.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 7.7 0.00 18.7-58.58
31 Fertilizers 4.6 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,775.4 1.00 830.9113.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10.6 0.01 9.313.82
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 24.3 0.01 7.0246.60
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 1,098.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 66.0 0.04 157.5-58.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 382.9 0.22 356.17.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 344.3 0.19 330.64.14
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20.4 0.01 72.3-71.74
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4.7 0.00 22.2-79.06
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,480.2 3.65 4,724.237.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 122.8 0.07 92.832.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 36.9 0.02 14.1160.92
52 Cotton 1.0 0.00 0.5120.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 122.4 0.07 561.1-78.19
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.4 0.00 38.4-99.02
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.7 0.00 6.9-89.31
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 20.6 0.01 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6.2 0.00 0.6884.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10.8 0.01 19.9-45.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 425.0 0.24 355.519.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 617.7 0.35 469.331.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.9 0.00 7.9-63.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 29.2 0.02 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5.0 0.00 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,045.2 0.59 765.836.49
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 23.4 0.01 8.2185.77
72 Iron and steel 134.6 0.08 375.2-64.13
73 Articles of iron or steel 912.1 0.51 2,152.3-57.62
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 38.3 0.02 35.28.93
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,656.5 2.62 3,669.226.91
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 850.3 0.48 570.549.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 122.7 0.07 128.8-4.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,295.3 4.11 8,608.4-15.25
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 88,983.8 50.15 158,179.5-43.75
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 384.0 0.22 811.0-52.65
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 34.5 0.02 9.7254.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,811.7 5.53 11,365.3-13.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 403.2 0.23 547.7-26.38
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 129.3 0.07 0.0
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 3,831.1 2.16 3,450.311.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,711.2 3.22 6,512.5-12.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 22.2 0.01 40.7-45.42
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26.2 0.01 47.0-44.29
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce