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Russian trade with Singapore in 2014

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Singapore in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Singapore totaled $6,156,368,840, up 152.46% ($3,717,801,031) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2014 totaled $5,552,010,590, up 194.44% ($3,666,421,716) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2014 totaled $604,358,250, up 9.29% ($51,379,315) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in 2014 was $4,947,652,340, a 271.28% increase ($3,615,042,401) over 2013.

Singapore was Russia’s 26th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 47th in 2013), accounting for 0.7863% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2895% in 2013).

Singapore was Russia’s 19th largest export market in 2014 (up from 41st in 2013), accounting for 1.1172% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3576% in 2013).

Singapore was Russia’s 54th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 57th in 2013), accounting for 0.2113% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1756% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 98.24% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (89.46% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.46% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.54% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.34% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (6.58% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.24% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.32% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2014 over 2013 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 $3,767,584,995;
  • 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 $21,091,046.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore 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) - a decrease of $88,156,510;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $19,850,000.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 356 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 329 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 66 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 66,233 0.00 303,904-78.21
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 972 0.00 1,107-12.20
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 126-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 279-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 63,472 0.00 317,744-80.02
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 28,928 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,091 0.00 2921,301.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,120 0.00 2,394155.64
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,719 0.00 2,38755.80
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,658 0.00 1,220199.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36,057 0.00 13127,424.43
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 347,443 0.01 420,059-17.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 89 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 131,472-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 45 0.00 45,042-99.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,454,397,654 98.24 1,686,812,659223.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 21,055 0.00 77,557-72.85
29 Organic chemicals 22,595 0.00 9,283143.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 440,906 0.01 308,00043.15
31 Fertilizers 5,813,760 0.10 4,135,39340.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,745,737 0.05 4,112,186-33.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 550,381 0.01 2,57121,307.27
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 784 0.00 60429.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 99-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 735,578 0.01 352,776108.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,208,625 0.04 995,324121.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,020,338 0.02 14,849,480-93.13
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 21,867 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,841 0.00 942,922.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 703,483 0.01 531,44532.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,642,556 0.07 4,815,847-24.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 257,361 0.00 9,2112,694.06
52 Cotton 0 0.00 305-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 42,175-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 1-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 135-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 124 0.00 34264.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 181-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,642 0.00 1841,879.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 36,700 0.00 4385,248.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25 0.00 6,054-99.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,601 0.00 13,50537.73
65 Headgear and parts thereof 259 0.00 151,626.67
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 60 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 27,266 0.00 27,332-0.24
69 Ceramic products 55,133 0.00 78,034-29.35
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 3-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 33,175,737 0.60 12,084,691174.53
72 Iron and steel 1,321,023 0.02 6,495,607-79.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 707,439 0.01 1,387,924-49.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 25,881 0.00 686,731-96.23
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 324,477-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,749,659 0.05 2,290,81920.03
78 Lead and articles thereof 19,075,129 0.34 15,017,52227.02
80 Tin and articles thereof 176,159 0.00 970,725-81.85
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 458,756 0.01 591,126-22.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,098,089 0.02 1,179,165-6.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 232 0.00 60,020-99.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,882,318 0.14 7,402,6976.48
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 5,120,025 0.09 93,276,535-94.51
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 506,228 0.01 357,00141.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 818,820 0.01 378,240116.48
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 150,000 0.00 20,000,000-99.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,632,852 0.08 2,589,22278.93
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 263 0.00 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 495,000 0.01 1,253,318-60.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 80,307 0.00 4,9051,537.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,143 0.00 3,187-64.14
SS Classified 246,610 0.00 828 275-70.23

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.27% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (60.43% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.90% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (26.04% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.51% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.43% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.13% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (7.41% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.36% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.27% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore 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 $45,863,382;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $35,579,963;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $11,261,521;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $9,568,986;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $6,503,118;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,538,303;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,078,244.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $36,432,602;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $23,072,769;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $10,260,918.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 5,474 0.00 9,282-41.03
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,500,182 0.58 1,715,259104.06
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,409 0.00 4,558-25.21
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 170,857 0.03 143,70618.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 55,912 0.01 121,551-54.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 98,432 0.02 69,91840.78
10 Cereals 111 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 60,829-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10,535 0.00 9,9076.34
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 24,165-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,010,634 0.17 781,60229.30
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 5,124-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,131,869 1.84 4,628,751140.49
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 603,907 0.10 657,810-8.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 226,918 0.04 61,128271.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,203,951 0.70 4,791,411-12.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 177,203 0.03 311,178-43.05
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 24,256 0.00 28,458-14.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 290 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,843,326 0.97 2,765,082111.33
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 215,095 0.04 119,97779.28
29 Organic chemicals 760,405 0.13 655,72815.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 48,688,222 8.06 85,120,824-42.80
31 Fertilizers 1,106 0.00 135719.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 18,803,321 3.11 16,996,39010.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 430,686 0.07 235,78682.66
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 4,220,562 0.70 4,522,263-6.67
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 278,827 0.05 253,6129.94
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 16,493 0.00 1968,314.80
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,013,254 0.99 4,950,78821.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 38,936,772 6.44 29,367,78632.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,918,391 0.32 1,780,7707.73
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 9,522-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39,211 0.01 76,451-48.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,639 0.00 141,242-97.42
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 64,768 0.01 43,41749.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,082,039 0.34 12,342,957-83.13
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 1-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 131,670 0.02 54,939139.67
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 5,722-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 14,894 0.00 5222,753.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 34,134 0.01 48,814-30.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 276,580 0.05 54,835404.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,555 0.00 136,020-89.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21,245 0.00 1,1091,815.69
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,823 0.00 828120.17
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,295-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,664 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,199,679 0.20 1,666,248-28.00
69 Ceramic products 33,370 0.01 20,16765.47
70 Glass and glassware 11,790 0.00 10,40413.32
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,207,836 0.37 663,786232.61
72 Iron and steel 325,985 0.05 74,516337.47
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,950,154 1.65 33,022,923-69.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 199,163 0.03 357,186-44.24
75 Nickel and articles thereof 288,153 0.05 192,85849.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 92,569 0.02 152,342-39.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 15,656 0.00 24,618-36.40
79 Zinc and articles thereof 19,412 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 13-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 169 0.00 53,655-99.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,489,540 0.91 4,146,97832.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,539,699 0.42 2,970,213-14.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 152,956,001 25.31 117,376,03830.31
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 180,505,181 29.87 134,641,79934.06
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 93,528 0.02 59,18158.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,614,352 0.27 2,296,661-29.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 19,503,143 3.23 14,964,84030.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 76,076,599 12.59 64,815,07817.37
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 427 0.00 14,504-97.06
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 20-100.00
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 804,718 0.13 1,917,582-58.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,475 0.00 9,962-55.08
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,349 0.00 15,909-78.95
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 391,816-100.00
SS Classified 386,680 0.06 7 9904,739.55

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia