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Russian trade with Singapore in the 3rd 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 third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $674,078,431, down 15.34% ($122,182,364) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $567,494,499, down 16.73% ($113,979,653) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $106,583,932, down 7.15% ($8,202,711) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $460,910,567, a 18.67% decrease ($105,776,942) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Singapore was Russia’s 35th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 30th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5529% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6274% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Singapore was Russia’s 32nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 25th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.7888% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.8569% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Singapore was Russia’s 52nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 49th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2133% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2422% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 97.12% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (66.62% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.56% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (29.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.60% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.03% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $95,340,144;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1,841,579.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $189,315,862;
  • 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 $12,499,901;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $5,490,136;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,229,756.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,028-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 439 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 32,966 0.01 24,55834.24
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 21,442 0.00 4745,521.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 867-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 74-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 51,570 0.01 28,38881.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,137 0.00 566100.88
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9,299 0.00 4142,146.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,863 0.00 1,078351.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 27,926 0.00 3477,947.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14,801 0.00 13,7637.54
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,698 0.00 62,983-95.72
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 46-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 789,550 0.14 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,225 0.00 261,150.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,032,188 0.36 190,609966.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 549,133,819 96.76 453,793,67521.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 250,573 0.04 55,011,360.00
29 Organic chemicals 665 0.00 24,046-97.23
30 Pharmaceutical products 95,408 0.02 138,667-31.20
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 1,609,930-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 468,927 0.08 648,689-27.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 451,595 0.08 68,494559.32
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 124 0.00 50148.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 777 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 68,345 0.01 31,656115.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 518,241 0.09 49,670943.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 98,960 0.02 268,955-63.21
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2 0.00 54-96.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 143,191 0.03 262,403-45.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 338,408 0.06 193,20575.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 24,327 0.00 9,413158.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 882-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5 0.00 39-87.18
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 484 0.00 7,830-93.82
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 90 0.00 149-39.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 210 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,991 0.00 6,440-22.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,719 0.00 6,32137.94
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 37,081 0.01 62,218-40.40
69 Ceramic products 2,529 0.00 4,687-46.04
70 Glass and glassware 747 0.00 125497.60
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 157,329 0.03 12,657,230-98.76
72 Iron and steel 372,854 0.07 1,090,653-65.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,713,392 0.30 860,10799.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 27,544-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 253,836 0.04 1,778,896-85.73
78 Lead and articles thereof 858,530 0.15 6,348,666-86.48
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 49,918 0.01 98,736-49.44
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 164,026 0.03 115,97041.44
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,368 0.00 776,585.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,511,107 1.15 9,740,863-33.16
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 228,979 0.04 1,601,493-85.70
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 529,373 0.09 14 4543,562.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 385,000 0.07 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 189,315,862-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,201,434 0.21 296,897304.66
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 338,145 0.06 2,25014,928.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,819 0.00 8,171-77.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 101 0.00 2,980-96.61
SS Classified 84,966 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 62.72% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (49.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 23.26% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (35.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.80% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (8.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.38% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.25% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $10,946,937;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $6,896,834;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,703,968;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,135,588;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $596,891.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $14,970,193;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $10,610,907;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2,627,710;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $997,700;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $894,664;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $646,804;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $354,428.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 546 0.00 892-38.79
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 52,075 0.05 327,907-84.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 553 0.00 43726.54
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 13,498 0.01 21,821-38.14
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,429 0.01 8,15027.96
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 43,237 0.04 88,782-51.30
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 57,452 0.05 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,659,784 6.25 9,287,494-28.29
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 90,209 0.08 106,978-15.68
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 40,104-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 301,253 0.28 280,3137.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17,797 0.02 1,991793.87
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 6,021-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,605,836 3.38 2,470,24845.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 36,411 0.03 24,10551.05
29 Organic chemicals 156,643 0.15 75,464107.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,148,062 9.52 25,118,255-59.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,848,737 3.61 4,203,165-8.43
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 186,240 0.17 125,32748.60
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 211,994 0.20 210,6610.63
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 46,177 0.04 63,047-26.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,522,634 1.43 1,550,106-1.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,171,824 7.67 9,066,488-9.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 460,207 0.43 337,63136.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,851 0.00 1,7515.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 970 0.00 332,233.33
45 Cork and articles of cork 6 0.00 15-60.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 130 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,493 0.00 1,710162.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 133,131 0.12 91,75145.10
54 Man-made filaments 4,417 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,712 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 10,122-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,168 0.00 2512,572.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,712 0.01 14,815-61.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,728 0.01 9,51354.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,777 0.00 1,73060.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 672-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 595-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 3,665-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,224 0.00 652,028-99.20
69 Ceramic products 81 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 2,073 0.00 1,45842.18
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 26-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 71-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,415,277 1.33 2,412,977-41.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 43,156 0.04 57,443-24.87
75 Nickel and articles thereof 125,251 0.12 7,6791,531.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,341 0.01 256,100-97.91
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,315 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 276-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 46,876 0.04 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 159,625 0.15 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,199,592 1.13 602,70199.04
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 463,811 0.44 467,037-0.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,839,021 13.92 25,449,928-41.69
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 30,718,237 28.82 19,771,30055.37
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 33,032 0.03 9,170260.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 135,545 0.13 11,2211,107.96
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,886,000 7.40 989,166697.24
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,239,919 12.42 10,535,95125.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 213,857 0.20 3,7985,530.78
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 230,957 0.22 3,6186,283.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,059-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,049 0.00 882359.07

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