US trade (export - import) with Estonia in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 18, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Estonia in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Estonia

In 2015, US trade with Estonia was $779.4 million, down 10.40% ($90.5 million) from 2014.

US exports to Estonia in 2015 were $264.3 million, down 10.39% ($30.7 million) from 2014.

US imports from Estonia in 2015 were $515.1 million, down 10.41% ($59.8 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Estonia in 2015 was $250.8 million, a 10.42% decrease ($29.2 million) over 2014.

Estonia was the US 101st largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 103rd in 2014), accounting for 0.0205% of US total trade (down from 0.0216% in 2014).

Estonia was the US 115th largest export market in 2015 (up from 124th in 2014), accounting for 0.0176% of US total exports (down from 0.0182% in 2014).

Estonia was the US 88th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 86th in 2014), accounting for 0.0223% of US total imports (down from 0.0238% in 2014).

US Exports to Estonia

The major share of US exports to Estonia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.97% of US total exports to Estonia (60.89% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.51% of US total exports to Estonia (10.70% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.25% of US total exports to Estonia (12.51% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.81% of US total exports to Estonia (6.34% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.96% of US total exports to Estonia (0.46% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.75% of US total exports to Estonia (1.78% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.68% of US total exports to Estonia (2.16% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Estonia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $15.7 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 $6.5 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) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Estonia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $13.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $10.9 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $7.0 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $5.1 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US exports to Estonia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,823.9 0.69 3,890.4-53.12
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 195.3 0.07 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.5 0.00 45.7-90.15
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6.5 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 230.5 0.09 851.9-72.94
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,981.7 3.02 6,891.415.82
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 222.8 0.08 277.3-19.66
10 Cereals 72.2 0.03 41.574.04
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 221.1 0.08 3,389.7-93.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 525.4 0.20 4.112,708.24
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 785.6 0.30 694.213.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 39.3 0.01 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 40.8 0.02 2,195.5-98.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.3 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,750.2 1.04 40.66,677.92
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,219.1 1.97 5,877.6-11.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,249.8 0.85 7,347.6-69.38
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 128.5 0.05 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6.7 0.00 16.7-60.08
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,348.7 0.51 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 60.5 0.02 121.9-50.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,206.0 1.21 16,763.3-80.88
29 Organic chemicals 2,045.2 0.77 5,195.0-60.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,052.4 0.78 1,931.46.27
31 Fertilizers 10.3 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,086.9 0.41 1,049.33.58
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,441.2 1.68 4,351.42.06
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 478.8 0.18 358.933.39
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 103.7 0.04 98.65.18
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 116.4 0.04 21.2448.26
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 374.2 0.14 848.4-55.90
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,140.7 0.43 1,182.7-3.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,620.8 1.37 3,364.97.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 494.9 0.19 1,722.7-71.27
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 138.1 0.05 450.9-69.38
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 67.2 0.03 129.2-47.96
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,275.4 3.13 15,233.9-45.68
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 41.4 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,270.2 0.48 2,949.7-56.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 495.6 0.19 530.8-6.63
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 1,166.3 0.44 1,452.5-19.71
55 Man-made staple fibers 68.4 0.03 21.3220.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 233.4 0.09 124.387.85
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 39.1 0.01 74.6-47.59
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 15.9 0.01 19.8-19.54
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 764.9 0.29 1,179.5-35.16
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 184.9 0.07 68.2170.97
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 128.7 0.05 216.3-40.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 307.7 0.12 398.1-22.71
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 528.7 0.20 2,162.1-75.55
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 450.8 0.17 608.9-25.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 551.0 0.21 22.92,306.55
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6.6 0.00 7.4-10.79
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 251.8 0.10 504.6-50.09
69 Ceramic products 43.0 0.02 334.0-87.14
70 Glass and glassware 157.7 0.06 1,131.6-86.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,821.6 2.96 1,342.3482.69
72 Iron and steel 197.4 0.07 305.7-35.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 679.9 0.26 1,250.7-45.64
74 Copper and articles thereof 174.0 0.07 121.443.31
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3.2 0.00 34.2-90.58
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 452.1 0.17 465.5-2.87
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.9-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,707.3 0.65 345.1394.78
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,232.2 0.47 1,347.5-8.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 173.7 0.07 1,381.6-87.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41,063.1 15.54 40,584.01.18
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 44,153.7 16.71 40,805.18.21
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 100.9 0.04 168.7-40.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,604.0 10.44 38,526.0-28.35
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 32,077.4 12.14 16,355.296.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 169.3 0.06 513.1-67.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,769.9 15.05 42,648.3-6.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 184.5 0.07 41.6343.61
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 630.1 0.24 772.3-18.41
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 578.1 0.22 488.018.47
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 2,483.4 0.94 2,272.69.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,530.6 0.58 3,141.8-51.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 701.3 0.27 810.2-13.44
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 92.1 0.03 304.9-69.81
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,437.2 0.92 4,691.9-48.06

US Imports from Estonia

The major share of US imports from Estonia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 72.10% of US total imports from Estonia (75.35% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.87% of US total imports from Estonia (6.13% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.47% of US total imports from Estonia (3.74% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.88% of US total imports from Estonia (3.97% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.02% of US total imports from Estonia (1.72% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.01% of US total imports from Estonia (0.81% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Estonia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $17.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.4 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 $2.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Estonia in 2015 over the 2014 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 $81.5 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1.9 million.
US imports from Estonia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 5.6 0.00 2.899.07
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 722.8 0.14 559.829.12
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,062.5 0.21 1,663.4-36.13
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4.4 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.2 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 231.6 0.04 25.4812.11
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 62.9 0.01 17.5258.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 13.2 0.00 3.4287.73
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 20.5-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,834.1 1.52 7,381.66.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 474.5 0.09 223.3112.45
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,032.5 0.59 492.0516.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,806.3 1.90 9,623.41.90
29 Organic chemicals 10,600.3 2.06 11,888.5-10.84
30 Pharmaceutical products 36.5 0.01 84.6-56.86
31 Fertilizers 1,567.0 0.30 3,442.3-54.48
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,222.2 0.82 5,414.5-22.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.6 0.00 6.4-43.81
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 2.1 0.00 198.4-98.93
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 106.7 0.02 792.9-86.54
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 43.7 0.01 67.3-35.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 631.7 0.12 662.2-4.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,007.8 0.39 2,168.6-7.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,192.1 0.23 871.936.73
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1.5 0.00 2.3-36.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 163.3 0.03 120.435.61
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 27.8 0.01 6.3338.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 22,437.8 4.36 20,788.77.93
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 553.3 0.11 610.7-9.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 56.6 0.01 92.4-38.68
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 63.4-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1.6 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 65.7 0.01 183.8-64.27
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,067.7 0.21 60.21,673.52
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 21.0 0.00 22.3-6.08
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 13.2 0.00 8.851.31
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 23.5 0.00 1.02,251.20
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 25.2 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 177.0 0.03 258.9-31.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,237.4 0.24 1,014.222.01
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,095.1 0.41 1,778.117.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 187.2 0.04 139.634.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 308.5 0.06 1,135.0-72.82
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.9 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32.0 0.01 11.8171.11
69 Ceramic products 360.2 0.07 271.132.88
70 Glass and glassware 3,059.8 0.59 3,349.6-8.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 20.2 0.00 17.019.07
72 Iron and steel 295.9 0.06 322.0-8.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,667.6 0.71 4,634.9-20.87
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 188.2 0.04 115.862.49
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12,164.4 2.36 14,496.1-16.09
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,709.4 0.53 2,629.23.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 942.9 0.18 611.254.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,566.2 6.32 14,803.8119.99
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 284,598.7 55.26 366,058.1-22.25
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 45.5 0.01 327.8-86.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,951.7 1.16 6,132.4-2.95
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 15.9 0.00 291.7-94.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 42.1 0.01 260.6-83.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 48,121.9 9.34 45,306.16.22
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 51.9 0.01 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,579.2 0.31 2,086.3-24.31
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 197.0 0.04 400.3-50.79
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 13,815.3 2.68 11,673.218.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20,555.2 3.99 19,573.25.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 502.3 0.10 391.628.26
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 30.0 0.01 253.9-88.17
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,402.9 2.21 8,968.627.14
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce