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Russian trade with Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016

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 the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Singapore

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Singapore was $451,721,342, down 52.95% ($508,347,264) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $322,951,128, down 61.49% ($515,585,267) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $128,770,214, up 5.96% ($7,238,003) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $194,180,914, a 72.92% decrease ($522,823,270) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Singapore was Russia's 39th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 28th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4642% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.7257% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Singapore was Russia's 35th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 23rd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5263% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.9290% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Singapore was Russia's 46th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 49th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3583% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.2891% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.23% of Russia's total exports to Singapore (97.27% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.11% of Russia's total exports to Singapore (1.43% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $1,966,795;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1,254,637.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $512,558,982;
  • 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 $3,669,334.
Russia's exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 -100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,693 0.00 -85.85
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 89,323 0.03 68.78
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 38,385 0.01 33.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 -100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 -100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,394 0.01 102.02
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 63 0.00 530.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,254,637 0.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 303,050,015 93.84 -62.84
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 -100.00
29 Organic chemicals 6 0.00 -99.73
30 Pharmaceutical products 94,588 0.03
31 Fertilizers 1,536,920 0.48 40.02
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 520,713 0.16 25.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
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 320,984 0.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 89 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,466 0.01 -67.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 155,964 0.05 -76.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 102,648 0.03 -81.61
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 998 0.00 211.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 277,816 0.09 19.16
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 473,522 0.15 -61.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10,218 0.00 100.51
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 32 0.00 -98.79
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 755 0.00 283.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 50 0.00 -93.48
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,132 0.00 -60.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 586 0.00 -40.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 401 0.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 432 0.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 107,124 0.03 202.93
69 Ceramic products 1,221 0.00 -54.66
70 Glass and glassware 438 0.00 -10.06
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 -100.00
72 Iron and steel 605,558 0.19 -15.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 195,044 0.06 17.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 24 0.00 380.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 547,446 0.17 -47.19
78 Lead and articles thereof 11,567,586 3.58 20.49
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 32,785 0.01 -82.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 313,683 0.10 10.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2 0.00 -98.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 861,099 0.27 18.53
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 230,957 0.07 -56.37
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 0.00 -100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 55,784 0.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 350,674 0.11 -61.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14,029 0.00
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 1,240 0.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 592 0.00 -34.00
SS Classified 95,000 0.03

Russia's Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 61.60% of Russia's total imports from Singapore (83.55% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.24% of Russia's total imports from Singapore (10.11% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.51% of Russia's total imports from Singapore (2.25% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.61% of Russia's total imports from Singapore (2.36% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.84% of Russia's total imports from Singapore (1.39% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $17,303,346;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $5,466,568;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $4,268,371;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3,776,615;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $916,904;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $912,898;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $680,893.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $13,352,450;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $12,645,005.
Russia's imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 977 0.00 33.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 590,869 0.46 31.92
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 227 0.00 -62.10
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 17,865 0.01 -50.99
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 -100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 45,277 0.04 -56.48
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,833 0.01 3,264.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 96,713 0.08 90.62
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,158,398 4.78 225.84
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 128,537 0.10 231.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 64,864 0.05
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 94,403 0.07 -65.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 -100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 7,338 0.01 617.30
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,373,578 1.84 40.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,839 0.01 -50.00
29 Organic chemicals 127,082 0.10 -70.85
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,803,089 13.83 3,462.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,468,539 2.69 35.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 139,678 0.11 1,237.27
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 278,762 0.22 222.40
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 52,812 0.04 -12.10
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 13,408 0.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,958,777 2.30 44.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,042,992 4.69 -2.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 313,750 0.24 -22.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,970 0.00 -93.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 134 0.00 -91.08
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 -100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,392 0.01 -37.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 183,095 0.14 427.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 38 0.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 284 0.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,272 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,500 0.00 -92.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 952 0.00 -98.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 70 0.00 -99.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,202 0.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,966 0.01 -86.56
69 Ceramic products 1,020 0.00 -87.31
70 Glass and glassware 803 0.00 -90.46
72 Iron and steel 190,771 0.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,995,960 5.43 357.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 36,389 0.03 -5.07
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,249 0.00 -93.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,063 0.01 101.89
78 Lead and articles thereof 493 0.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,944 0.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 729,359 0.57 18.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 418,458 0.32 -9.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 49,416,079 38.38 -20.38
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 17,789,758 13.82 -42.88
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 6,565 0.01 -92.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 142,210 0.11 125.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,972,871 9.30 46.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 31,124 0.02 13,671.68
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 3,503 0.00 -96.60
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 113 0.00 -85.84
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia