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Russian trade with Singapore in 2015

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 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $3,007,518,195, down 51.15% ($3,148,850,645) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2015 were $2,490,989,708, down 55.13% ($3,061,020,882) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2015 were $516,528,487, down 14.53% ($87,829,763) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in 2015 was $1,974,461,221, a 60.09% decrease ($2,973,191,119) over 2014.

Singapore was Russia’s 31st largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 26th in 2014), accounting for 0.5715% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.7863% in 2014).

Singapore was Russia’s 29th largest export market in 2015 (down from 19th in 2014), accounting for 0.7250% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1172% in 2014).

Singapore was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 54th in 2014), accounting for 0.2828% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2113% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 85.80% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (98.24% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.95% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.34% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.91% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.46% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.59% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.60% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $214,261,155;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $17,005,663;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $15,566,057.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2015 over 2014 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 $3,317,987,866.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 420 0.00 35617.98
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,028 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 47 0.00 329-85.71
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 66-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 49,086 0.00 66,233-25.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 47 0.00 972-95.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 867 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 52,996 0.00 63,472-16.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 101,670 0.00 28,928251.46
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 566 0.00 4,091-86.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 895 0.00 6,120-85.38
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,609 0.00 3,719-56.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,002 0.00 3,658-72.61
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 39,943 0.00 36,05710.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 129,576 0.01 347,443-62.71
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 46 0.00 89-48.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 65,320 0.00 45145,055.56
26 Ores, slag and ash 780,854 0.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,136,409,788 85.77 5,454,397,654-60.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 87,739 0.00 21,055316.71
29 Organic chemicals 28,811 0.00 22,59527.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 221,582 0.01 440,906-49.74
31 Fertilizers 8,561,096 0.34 5,813,76047.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,315,524 0.09 2,745,737-15.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 256,008 0.01 550,381-53.49
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 297,385 0.01 78437,831.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 500 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 8,768 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 134,718 0.01 735,578-81.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,520,930 0.06 2,208,625-31.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 936,338 0.04 1,020,338-8.23
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 21,867-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 402 0.00 2,841-85.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,199,988 0.05 703,48370.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,466,587 0.10 3,642,556-32.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 73,557 0.00 257,361-71.42
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,517 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 11-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 91 0.00 124-26.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,840 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,523 0.00 3,642-30.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,214 0.00 36,700-96.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18,676 0.00 2574,604.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15,087 0.00 18,601-18.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,688 0.00 2591,323.94
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 60-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 182,064 0.01 27,266567.73
69 Ceramic products 69,988 0.00 55,13326.94
70 Glass and glassware 1,054 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 39,610,847 1.59 33,175,73719.40
72 Iron and steel 3,777,850 0.15 1,321,023185.98
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,434,529 0.06 707,439102.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 33,465 0.00 25,88129.30
75 Nickel and articles thereof 26,296 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,364,232 0.26 2,749,659131.46
78 Lead and articles thereof 34,641,186 1.39 19,075,12981.60
79 Zinc and articles thereof 20 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 176,159-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 489,086 0.02 458,7566.61
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 749,656 0.03 1,098,089-31.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 556 0.00 232139.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,887,981 1.00 7,882,318215.74
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 4,063,818 0.16 5,120,025-20.63
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 985,211 0.04 506,22894.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 818,820-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 214,411,155 8.61 150,000142,840.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,388,545 0.14 4,632,852-26.86
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,625 0.00 263898.10
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 25,296 0.00 495,000-94.89
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 40,905 0.00 80,307-49.06
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,014 0.00 1,143251.18
SS Classified 0 0.00 246 610-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 70.19% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (71.27% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.98% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (19.90% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.17% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.51% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.32% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.13% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.79% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (0.97% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $23,746,274;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $11,303,459;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,420,878;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,920,767.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2015 over 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 $55,699,586;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $33,992,266;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $8,747,019;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $5,174,511;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $5,020,487;
  • 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 $3,057,164;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $2,717,751;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,392,000;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $2,377,139;
  • 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 $2,191,813;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,698,525.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
01 Live animals 3,355 0.00 5,474-38.71
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,123,043 0.22 3,500,182-67.91
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,184 0.00 3,409-35.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 105,540 0.02 170,857-38.23
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,140 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 222,134 0.04 55,912297.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 138,149 0.03 98,43240.35
10 Cereals 0 0.00 111-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 28 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 22,875 0.00 10,535117.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 338,543 0.07 1,010,634-66.50
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22,435,328 4.34 11,131,869101.54
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 343,464 0.07 603,907-43.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 121,529 0.02 226,918-46.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,811,951 0.35 4,203,951-56.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 42,334 0.01 177,203-76.11
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 15,830 0.00 24,256-34.74
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 290-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,264,204 1.79 5,843,32658.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 57,572 0.01 215,095-73.23
29 Organic chemicals 628,992 0.12 760,405-17.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 43,513,711 8.42 48,688,222-10.63
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 1,106-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,782,834 2.67 18,803,321-26.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 316,535 0.06 430,686-26.50
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 1,163,398 0.23 4,220,562-72.43
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 247,323 0.05 278,827-11.30
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 24 0.00 16,493-99.85
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,598,713 1.28 6,013,2549.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 30,189,753 5.84 38,936,772-22.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,555,469 0.30 1,918,391-18.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 52,365 0.01 39,21133.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,182 0.00 3,639-40.04
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,178 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 39 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 35,870 0.01 64,768-44.62
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 383,514 0.07 2,082,039-81.58
54 Man-made filaments 2,736 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 149,367 0.03 131,67013.44
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 965 0.00 14,894-93.52
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 21 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 88,627 0.02 34,134159.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 82,552 0.02 276,580-70.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44,153 0.01 14,555203.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,775 0.00 21,245-91.65
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,552 0.00 1,823149.70
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3,665 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 1,664-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,354,792 0.26 1,199,67912.93
69 Ceramic products 10,518 0.00 33,370-68.48
70 Glass and glassware 23,070 0.00 11,79095.67
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16,023 0.00 2,207,836-99.27
72 Iron and steel 71 0.00 325,985-99.98
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,870,921 2.30 9,950,15419.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 168,977 0.03 199,163-15.16
75 Nickel and articles thereof 127,332 0.02 288,153-55.81
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 617,027 0.12 92,569566.56
78 Lead and articles thereof 12,464 0.00 15,656-20.39
79 Zinc and articles thereof 45,918 0.01 19,412136.54
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,121 0.00 1692,930.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,771,789 0.54 5,489,540-49.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,507,262 0.29 2,539,699-40.65
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 152,085,979 29.44 152,956,001-0.57
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 124,805,595 24.16 180,505,181-30.86
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 108,157 0.02 93,52815.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 212,668 0.04 1,614,352-86.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 43,249,417 8.37 19,503,143121.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 42,084,333 8.15 76,076,599-44.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 84,377 0.02 42719,660.42
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 461,247 0.09 804,718-42.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,785 0.00 4,475-37.77
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,128 0.00 3,349-6.60
SS Classified 0 0.00 386 680-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia