US trade with Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 12, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Estonia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Estonia was $181.2 million, down 50.52% ($185.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $61.5 million, up 16.01% ($8.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $119.8 million, down 61.78% ($193.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $58.3 million, a 77.61% decrease ($202.0 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Estonia was the US 106th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 86th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0184% of US total trade (down from 0.0396% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Estonia was the US 119th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 120th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0160% of US total exports (up from 0.0146% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Estonia was the US 90th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 71st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0199% of US total imports (down from 0.0557% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Estonia

The major share of US exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.69% of US total exports to Estonia (63.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.58% of US total exports to Estonia (12.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.33% of US total exports to Estonia (8.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.93% of US total exports to Estonia (4.79% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.28% of US total exports to Estonia (2.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.25% of US total exports to Estonia (2.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of US total exports to Estonia (1.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $5.4 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.2 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 $1.0 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 135.2 0.22 103.630.51
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 46.5-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,274.9 11.83 1,831.3297.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 85.2 0.14 125.8-32.29
10 Cereals 13.4 0.02 15.6-14.52
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 123.9 0.20 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 246.8 0.40 220.112.12
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 602.1 0.98 548.39.80
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 54.5 0.09 96.2-43.36
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,134.7 1.85 1,431.5-20.74
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11.6 0.02 4.5158.03
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 331.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 851.2 1.38 919.5-7.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 276.0 0.45 799.0-65.45
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 261.2 0.42 3.96,620.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 357.1 0.58 239.049.40
29 Organic chemicals 344.9 0.56 570.4-39.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 88.4 0.14 150.0-41.05
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 64.8 0.11 231.8-72.05
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,636.4 2.66 1,735.8-5.73
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 25.5 0.04 289.9-91.20
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 33.5 0.05 37.1-9.77
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 17.9 0.03 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 76.5 0.12 63.221.03
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,581.6 9.08 207.02,596.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,632.8 2.66 925.976.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 177.3 0.29 276.1-35.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 41.9 0.07 86.1-51.31
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 16.5 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,685.4 4.37 1,995.934.55
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 70.5 0.11 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 113.1 0.18 332.3-65.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 162.6 0.26 208.9-22.17
52 Cotton 8.9 0.01 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.6 0.01 2.640.73
54 Man-made filaments 255.2 0.42 416.5-38.75
55 Man-made staple fibers 49.7 0.08 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 32.6 0.05 31.05.28
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 10.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 54.7 0.09 70.1-22.03
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 11.6 0.02 53.4-78.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21.4 0.03 20.25.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4.7 0.01 11.5-58.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 23.6 0.04 45.7-48.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 664.7-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 281.6 0.46 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 21.3 0.03 3.7480.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 140.0 0.23 111.125.96
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 33.9 0.06 14.7130.60
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 989.1-100.00
72 Iron and steel 42.6 0.07 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 56.9 0.09 213.4-73.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 10.4 0.02 36.3-71.36
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 107.1 0.17 53.4100.67
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 694.1 1.13 191.3262.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 432.3 0.70 733.5-41.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 61.1 0.10 116.4-47.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,060.2 14.74 9,240.7-1.95
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 6,969.0 11.34 6,829.52.04
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 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,749.1 6.10 5,937.9-36.86
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,570.2 7.43 3,400.834.39
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 49.2 0.08 117.5-58.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,992.0 13.00 7,977.70.18
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 43.6-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 74.6 0.12 135.3-44.90
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 888.9 1.45 41.82,026.57
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 523.3 0.85 443.817.93
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 439.0 0.71 595.4-26.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 35.3 0.06 22.259.18
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 38.3-100.00

US Imports from Estonia

The major share of US imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 61.86% of US total imports from Estonia (88.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.60% of US total imports from Estonia (0.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.85% of US total imports from Estonia (2.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.62% of US total imports from Estonia (2.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.00% of US total imports from Estonia (1.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.59% of US total imports from Estonia (0.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $7.8 million;
  • 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 $2.3 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 $1.7 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $200.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US imports from Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 50.0 0.04 6.3699.76
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 420.6 0.35 183.6129.14
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 178.9 0.15 271.3-34.07
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 94.3 0.08 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14.8 0.01 70.2-78.89
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10.0 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 15.8-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5.9 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13.4 0.01 4.6189.45
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,162.7 1.81 2,258.7-4.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 145.6 0.12 88.065.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,107.1 7.60 1,345.8576.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,617.2 3.02 1,351.4167.66
29 Organic chemicals 2,004.6 1.67 2,331.2-14.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 127.9 0.11 15.8710.99
31 Fertilizers 24.3 0.02 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 988.1 0.83 1,910.5-48.28
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 176.5 0.15 39.5346.94
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 6.1 0.01 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9.6 0.01 505.3-98.11
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 164.5 0.14 148.910.52
39 Plastics and articles thereof 576.9 0.48 583.6-1.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 230.3 0.19 452.9-49.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 35.9 0.03 95.3-62.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,818.1 6.53 7,055.610.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 372.5 0.31 51.0629.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13.6 0.01 31.3-56.54
52 Cotton 0.3 0.00 0.5-32.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 183.2 0.15 464.5-60.56
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.4 0.00 0.7630.90
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.9 0.00 0.652.67
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15.2 0.01 2.2597.89
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 36.2 0.03 16.1125.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 228.1 0.19 208.79.33
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 449.4 0.38 515.3-12.79
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5.0 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15.3 0.01 3.5333.44
69 Ceramic products 24.5 0.02 41.5-40.94
70 Glass and glassware 409.0 0.34 775.3-47.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24.6 0.02 2.3950.62
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 200.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 971.4 0.81 1,032.8-5.94
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 22.8 0.02 80.5-71.74
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,876.7 1.57 2,893.8-35.15
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 634.0 0.53 712.2-10.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 85.9 0.07 179.5-52.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,600.9 7.18 8,136.95.70
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 53,184.3 44.41 253,624.9-79.03
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 19.6 0.02 346.9-94.34
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 470.9 0.39 624.0-24.53
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10.6 0.01 7.639.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,790.0 9.85 13,057.2-9.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 572.9 0.48 510.012.32
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
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 4,932.3 4.12 3,227.152.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,035.2 3.37 4,789.3-15.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 57.0 0.05 67.7-15.89
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 23.1 0.02 11.994.12
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce