US trade (export - import) with Estonia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Estonia in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Estonia

In 2014, US trade with Estonia totaled $869.8 million, up 19.38% ($141.2 million) from 2013.

US exports to Estonia in 2014 totaled $294.9 million, up 0.72% ($2.1 million) from 2013.

US imports from Estonia in 2014 totaled $574.9 million, up 31.92% ($139.1 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Estonia in 2014 was $279.9 million, a 95.84% increase ($137.0 million) over 2013.

Estonia was the US 103rd largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 111th in 2013), accounting for 0.0216% of US total trade (up from 0.0187% in 2013).

Estonia was the US 124th largest export market in 2014 (down from 121st in 2013), accounting for 0.0182% of US total exports (down from 0.0186% in 2013).

Estonia was the US 86th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 97th in 2013), accounting for 0.0238% of US total imports (up from 0.0187% in 2013).

US Exports to Estonia

The major share of US exports to Estonia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.89% of US total exports to Estonia (64.74% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.51% of US total exports to Estonia (12.60% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.70% of US total exports to Estonia (8.34% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.34% of US total exports to Estonia (4.44% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.16% of US total exports to Estonia (2.77% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.78% of US total exports to Estonia (1.13% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Estonia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $14.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $5.5 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Estonia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $15.1 million;
  • 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 $13.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US exports to Estonia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,890.4 1.32 2,547.352.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 45.7 0.02 174.0-73.74
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 851.9 0.29 849.80.25
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,891.4 2.34 3,122.2120.72
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 277.3 0.09 431.6-35.75
10 Cereals 41.5 0.01 71.9-42.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,389.7 1.15 3,347.61.26
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 8.9 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4.1 0.00 21.4-80.82
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 694.2 0.24 1,868.1-62.84
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,195.5 0.74 1,433.953.12
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 40.6 0.01 10.9272.05
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,877.6 1.99 3,778.355.56
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,347.6 2.49 6,754.58.78
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11.4 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16.7 0.01 61.9-73.03
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 121.9 0.04 964.8-87.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 16,763.3 5.68 16,050.14.44
29 Organic chemicals 5,195.0 1.76 1,785.0191.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,931.4 0.65 477.7304.28
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,049.3 0.36 1,617.7-35.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,351.4 1.48 6,289.4-30.81
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 358.9 0.12 803.9-55.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 98.6 0.03 69.841.31
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 21.2 0.01 23.9-11.09
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 848.4 0.29 297.0185.69
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,182.7 0.40 1,540.4-23.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,364.9 1.14 5,685.2-40.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,722.7 0.58 2,257.3-23.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.0 0.00 10.0-70.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 450.9 0.15 361.524.74
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 129.2 0.04 565.8-77.17
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15,233.9 5.16 9,697.357.09
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,949.7 1.00 2,819.94.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 530.8 0.18 451.217.63
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 50.0-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 1,452.5 0.49 1,873.3-22.46
55 Man-made staple fibers 21.3 0.01 9.5125.54
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 124.3 0.04 28.5335.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 74.6 0.03 510.9-85.40
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 19.8 0.01 45.2-56.21
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,179.5 0.40 831.041.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 68.2 0.02 507.6-86.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 216.3 0.07 264.8-18.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 398.1 0.13 521.6-23.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,162.1 0.73 2,755.4-21.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 608.9 0.21 659.3-7.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 22.9 0.01 30.3-24.53
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.4 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.4 0.00 26.5-72.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 504.6 0.17 363.438.86
69 Ceramic products 334.0 0.11 99.2236.71
70 Glass and glassware 1,131.6 0.38 1,558.0-27.37
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,342.3 0.46 980.336.93
72 Iron and steel 305.7 0.10 200.052.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,250.7 0.42 970.928.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 121.4 0.04 127.8-5.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 34.2 0.01 139.2-75.43
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 465.5 0.16 283.864.04
78 Lead and articles thereof 9.9 0.00 20.2-50.72
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 345.1 0.12 3.49,930.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,347.5 0.46 1,448.2-6.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,381.6 0.47 121.71,035.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,584.0 13.76 55,670.1-27.10
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 40,805.1 13.83 54,536.9-25.18
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 168.7 0.06 840.3-79.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 38,526.0 13.06 23,885.861.29
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 16,355.2 5.55 11,616.640.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 513.1 0.17 400.528.12
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 42,648.3 14.46 42,642.40.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 41.6 0.01 75.8-45.13
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 772.3 0.26 1,188.5-35.02
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 488.0 0.17 209.7132.68
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 2,272.6 0.77 2,949.4-22.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,141.8 1.07 4,496.5-30.13
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 810.2 0.27 254.9217.90
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 304.9 0.10 57.1434.25
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,691.9 1.59 3,321.841.25

US Imports from Estonia

The major share of US imports from Estonia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 75.35% of US total imports from Estonia (65.48% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.13% of US total imports from Estonia (10.60% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.97% of US total imports from Estonia (4.06% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.74% of US total imports from Estonia (5.57% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.72% of US total imports from Estonia (1.85% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.09% of US total imports from Estonia (3.05% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Estonia in 2014 over 2013 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 $141.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $9.8 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 $7.9 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.7 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Estonia in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $12.8 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 $12.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3.3 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2.2 million.
US imports from Estonia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 2.8 0.00 21.1-86.70
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 559.8 0.10 446.125.48
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,663.4 0.29 1,403.018.56
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 25.4 0.00 111.6-77.24
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 17.5 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.4 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20.5 0.00 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,381.6 1.28 5,653.030.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 223.3 0.04 426.8-47.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 492.0 0.09 13,305.4-96.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,623.4 1.67 22,308.5-56.86
29 Organic chemicals 11,888.5 2.07 15,237.4-21.98
30 Pharmaceutical products 84.6 0.01 89.2-5.12
31 Fertilizers 3,442.3 0.60 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,414.5 0.94 5,124.65.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6.4 0.00 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 198.4 0.03 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 792.9 0.14 59.81,226.40
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 67.3 0.01 61.29.86
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 662.2 0.12 799.6-17.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,168.6 0.38 1,686.228.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 871.9 0.15 835.94.31
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.3 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 120.4 0.02 247.5-51.35
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 6.3 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20,788.7 3.62 22,979.2-9.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 610.7 0.11 1,178.7-48.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 92.4 0.02 94.7-2.44
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 63.4 0.01 59.46.71
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 183.8 0.03 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 60.2 0.01 9.0571.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 22.3 0.00 34.2-34.74
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 8.8 0.00 3.6141.74
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1.0 0.00 7.5-86.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 258.9 0.05 165.556.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,014.2 0.18 560.181.09
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,778.1 0.31 1,548.014.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 139.6 0.02 63.9118.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,135.0 0.20 651.574.21
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11.8 0.00 52.4-77.51
69 Ceramic products 271.1 0.05 349.6-22.47
70 Glass and glassware 3,349.6 0.58 2,597.928.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17.0 0.00 40.0-57.55
72 Iron and steel 322.0 0.06 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,634.9 0.81 2,947.057.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 115.8 0.02 65.776.41
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,496.1 2.52 11,658.124.34
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,629.2 0.46 2,545.23.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 611.2 0.11 490.924.51
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,803.8 2.58 18,760.2-21.09
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 366,058.1 63.68 224,326.363.18
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 327.8 0.06 1,319.4-75.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,132.4 1.07 3,988.453.76
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 291.7 0.05 15.81,747.03
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 260.6 0.05 1,415.7-81.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 45,306.1 7.88 35,549.227.45
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,086.3 0.36 1,742.419.74
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 400.3 0.07 47.2747.60
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 11,673.2 2.03 3,752.9211.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 19,573.2 3.40 19,906.0-1.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 391.6 0.07 263.248.77
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 253.9 0.04 71.8253.61
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8,968.6 1.56 8,692.43.18
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce