US trade with Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 21, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Estonia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Estonia was $231.9 million, down 24.80% ($76.5 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $70.6 million, down 3.92% ($2.9 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $161.4 million, down 31.33% ($73.6 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $90.8 million, a 43.79% decrease ($70.7 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Estonia was the US 100th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 87th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0222% of US total trade (down from 0.0321% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Estonia was the US 116th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 114th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0173% of US total exports (down from 0.0194% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Estonia was the US 85th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 74th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0254% of US total imports (down from 0.0403% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Estonia

The major share of US exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.63% of US total exports to Estonia (71.45% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.05% of US total exports to Estonia (11.42% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.93% of US total exports to Estonia (7.29% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.97% of US total exports to Estonia (4.57% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.73% of US total exports to Estonia (1.23% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.07% of US total exports to Estonia (0.05% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $6.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1.2 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 $0.8 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) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - 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;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $8.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.5 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 $0.3 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - 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 $0.2 million.
US exports to Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 114.9 0.16 638.5-82.01
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 128.0 0.18 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 102.1 0.14 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,981.8 12.73 4,017.0123.59
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 66.0 0.09 62.84.99
10 Cereals 38.3 0.05 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 40.0 0.06 165.6-75.85
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 93.7-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 282.1 0.40 487.0-42.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 58.0 0.08 23.3148.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,412.2 2.00 892.358.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 95.8 0.14 78.522.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 363.8 0.52 839.3-56.65
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 346.8 0.49 1,092.4-68.25
26 Ores, slag and ash 232.9 0.33 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 300.5 0.43 9.82,975.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 269.3 0.38 543.9-50.49
29 Organic chemicals 414.4 0.59 127.2225.84
30 Pharmaceutical products 144.2 0.20 226.9-36.46
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23.3 0.03 98.3-76.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,643.6 2.33 2,513.6-34.61
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 79.8 0.11 73.09.41
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 33.5 0.05 9.8240.78
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 385.3 0.55 126.7204.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,194.1 4.53 332.6860.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,444.8 2.05 1,098.531.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 79.3 0.11 198.0-59.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 73.4 0.10 70.83.66
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,691.6 3.81 3,158.6-14.78
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 33.1 0.05 168.2-80.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 79.6 0.11 28.0184.76
54 Man-made filaments 184.0 0.26 241.9-23.92
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 14.8-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 53.9 0.08 6.6720.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 34.8 0.05 17.3101.72
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 97.5 0.14 92.75.26
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.1 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 58.2 0.08 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 36.3 0.05 25.840.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 135.8 0.19 27.3398.48
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.8 0.00 4.2-33.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 98.6-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4.5 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 41.8 0.06 120.5-65.29
69 Ceramic products 12.6 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 50.2 0.07 136.4-63.17
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 754.1 1.07 36.81,951.62
72 Iron and steel 6.3 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 189.7 0.27 165.414.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 25.5 0.04 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 96.0 0.14 19.8385.81
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 37.8 0.05 89.7-57.86
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,365.1 1.93 140.6871.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 154.8 0.22 402.1-61.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 54.0 0.08 87.0-37.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,060.6 12.84 16,156.0-43.92
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 5,444.1 7.72 13,935.1-60.93
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 56.2-86.56
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,930.0 12.66 11,552.9-22.70
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,072.4 1.52 2,642.9-59.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 59.9-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,802.9 13.89 8,072.621.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 30.1 0.04 29.32.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 125.8 0.18 242.0-47.99
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 7,067.3 10.02 221.83,086.53
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 1,177.9 1.67 419.4180.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 319.3 0.45 578.7-44.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 37.3 0.05 44.0-15.15
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11.8 0.02 31.7-62.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 925.1 1.31 490.988.43

US Imports from Estonia

The major share of US imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.65% of US total imports from Estonia (84.86% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.24% of US total imports from Estonia (2.78% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.98% of US total imports from Estonia (2.80% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.26% of US total imports from Estonia (1.37% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.02% of US total imports from Estonia (1.28% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6.5 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2.1 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 $1.9 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $90.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 68.0 0.04 16.0323.86
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 200.3 0.12 177.013.18
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 494.9 0.31 256.193.27
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3.2 0.00 85.1-96.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21.8 0.01 38.0-42.70
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 8.1 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 253.6-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4.3 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 14.4 0.01 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,240.5 1.39 2,047.69.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 198.2 0.12 134.547.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,060.4 0.66 595.178.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,101.1 1.30 1,654.127.02
29 Organic chemicals 2,007.0 1.24 2,141.4-6.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 15.5 0.01 11.139.42
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,377.3 1.47 1,741.236.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 82.7 0.05 0.0
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 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10.7 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 168.2 0.10 126.832.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 804.5 0.50 472.870.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 468.0 0.29 426.49.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 32.1 0.02 50.3-36.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,320.9 5.16 6,173.534.78
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 11.9 0.01 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 84.4 0.05 344.5-75.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 41.5 0.03 2.61,497.96
52 Cotton 3.5 0.00 0.3898.57
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 6.8 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 322.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 8.0 0.00 0.71,022.14
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 6.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.2 0.00 2.9-25.35
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 85.5 0.05 110.3-22.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 502.3 0.31 331.651.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 694.3 0.43 571.921.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 84.9 0.05 112.6-24.60
65 Headgear and parts thereof 47.5 0.03 44.27.42
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 19.4 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 17.6-100.00
69 Ceramic products 58.8 0.04 7.9644.42
70 Glass and glassware 276.1 0.17 765.0-63.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 46.0 0.03 8.2458.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 495.8 0.31 930.6-46.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.4 0.00 39.9-89.08
79 Zinc and articles thereof 6.9 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,460.8 1.53 1,385.277.66
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 551.1 0.34 672.7-18.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 123.5 0.08 182.3-32.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,854.3 7.35 5,340.8121.96
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 90,431.8 56.05 180,655.6-49.94
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 24.2-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 849.2 0.53 540.657.09
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 75.1 0.05 3.32,157.14
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,811.6 2.36 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,806.7 7.32 12,816.5-7.88
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 461.9 0.29 695.1-33.55
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 154.6 0.10 47.4225.88
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 7,834.6 4.86 5,900.432.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,286.3 2.66 3,402.925.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 82.4 0.05 43.290.52
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 187.2 0.12 29.3538.31
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,199.0 1.98 3,181.00.57
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce