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Russian trade with Singapore in 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 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $2,292,341,260, down 23.78% ($715,176,935) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2016 were $1,796,476,153, down 27.88% ($694,513,555) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2016 were $495,865,107, down 4.00% ($20,663,380) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in 2016 was $1,300,611,046, a 34.13% decrease ($673,850,175) over 2015.

Singapore was Russia’s 38th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 31st in 2015), accounting for 0.4901% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5715% in 2015).

Singapore was Russia’s 36th largest export market in 2016 (down from 29th in 2015), accounting for 0.6293% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.7250% in 2015).

Singapore was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.2721% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2828% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.58% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (85.80% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.34% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (9.95% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.88% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.91% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.01% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.59% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $6,694,567;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $5,426,913.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2016 over 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 $480,987,661;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $165,911,155;
  • 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 $39,368,918;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $14,510,256.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 893 0.00 420112.62
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,445 0.00 2,02869.87
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 439 0.00 47834.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 88,018 0.00 49,08679.31
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 62,149 0.00 47132,131.91
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 90,881 0.01 52,99671.49
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 112,820 0.01 101,67010.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17,805 0.00 5663,045.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 37,029 0.00 8954,037.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 14,099 0.00 1,609776.26
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 240,009 0.01 1,00223,852.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 62,357 0.00 39,94356.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 58,148 0.00 129,576-55.12
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 46-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 909,466 0.05 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 202,763 0.01 65,320210.41
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,475,421 0.42 780,854857.34
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,655,422,127 92.15 2,136,409,788-22.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 332,380 0.02 87,739278.83
29 Organic chemicals 2,243 0.00 28,811-92.21
30 Pharmaceutical products 483,270 0.03 221,582118.10
31 Fertilizers 5,952,965 0.33 8,561,096-30.46
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,682,340 0.09 2,315,524-27.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 754,489 0.04 256,008194.71
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 1,562,286 0.09 297,385425.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 876 0.00 50075.20
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 8,768-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 268,078 0.01 134,71898.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,331,619 0.07 1,520,930-12.45
40 Rubber and articles thereof 323,260 0.02 936,338-65.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,028 0.00 402155.72
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 815,047 0.05 1,199,988-32.08
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 6,549 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,267,181 0.13 2,466,587-8.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 50,282 0.00 73,557-31.64
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,496,490 0.14 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 14,325 0.00 3,517307.31
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 17 0.00 91-81.32
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 484 0.00 7,840-93.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,855 0.00 2,523250.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15,660 0.00 1,2141,189.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,378 0.00 18,676-33.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21,650 0.00 15,08743.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 419 0.00 3,688-88.64
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 432 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 233,462 0.01 182,06428.23
69 Ceramic products 7,014 0.00 69,988-89.98
70 Glass and glassware 18,860 0.00 1,0541,689.37
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 241,929 0.01 39,610,847-99.39
72 Iron and steel 1,872,504 0.10 3,777,850-50.43
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,359,932 0.13 1,434,52964.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 687 0.00 33,465-97.95
75 Nickel and articles thereof 5,453,209 0.30 26,29620,637.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,607,535 0.15 6,364,232-59.03
78 Lead and articles thereof 20,130,930 1.12 34,641,186-41.89
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 20-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 216,581 0.01 489,086-55.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,205,439 0.07 749,65660.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,089 0.00 556995.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,864,975 1.27 24,887,981-8.13
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 1,687,790 0.09 4,063,818-58.47
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 547,780 0.03 985,211-44.40
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 792,444 0.04 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 48,500,000 2.70 214,411,155-77.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,629,780 0.20 3,388,5457.12
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 17,187 0.00 2,625554.74
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 394,476 0.02 25,2961,459.44
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 32,524 0.00 40,905-20.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,337 0.00 4,0148.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 481 0.00 0
SS Classified 447,736 0.02 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 65.18% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (70.19% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.45% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (18.98% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.58% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.32% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.46% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (5.17% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.96% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.79% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $14,662,059;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $6,020,583;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $5,420,004;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $5,143,127;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $5,064,780;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,795,947;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,778,367;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,746,343.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2016 over 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 $31,145,117;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $29,829,493;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2,621,880.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 2,870 0.00 3,355-14.46
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 730,091 0.15 1,123,043-34.99
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,958 0.00 2,184-10.35
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 70,716 0.01 105,540-33.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 1,140-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 45,277 0.01 222,134-79.62
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 65,967 0.01 138,149-52.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 704 0.00 282,414.29
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 15,010 0.00 22,875-34.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 181,028 0.04 338,543-46.53
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 90,882 0.02 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 19,813,448 4.00 22,435,328-11.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 242,804 0.05 343,464-29.31
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 80,328 0.02 121,529-33.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 720,915 0.15 1,811,951-60.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 37,742 0.01 42,334-10.85
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8,012 0.00 15,830-49.39
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 134 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 14,684,208 2.96 9,264,20458.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 63,227 0.01 57,5729.82
29 Organic chemicals 3,424,939 0.69 628,992444.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 45,292,078 9.13 43,513,7114.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15,529,177 3.13 13,782,83412.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 418,592 0.08 316,53532.24
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 1,112,339 0.22 1,163,398-4.39
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 221,569 0.04 247,323-10.41
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 13,408 0.00 2455,766.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,182,013 1.45 6,598,7138.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31,009,359 6.25 30,189,7532.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,097,272 0.42 1,555,46934.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,355 0.00 52,365-89.77
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,739 0.00 2,182300.50
45 Cork and articles of cork 26 0.00 1,178-97.79
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 130 0.00 39233.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 36,190 0.01 35,8700.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 396,972 0.08 383,5143.51
54 Man-made filaments 4,417 0.00 2,73661.44
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 10,627 0.00 149,367-92.89
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 284 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,373 0.00 965456.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 21-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 79,381 0.02 88,627-10.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 30,944 0.01 82,552-62.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,965 0.00 44,153-66.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,202 0.00 1,775-32.28
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 4,552-100.00
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 37,254 0.01 1,354,792-97.25
69 Ceramic products 8,299 0.00 10,518-21.10
70 Glass and glassware 81,542 0.02 23,070253.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 65,324 0.01 16,023307.69
72 Iron and steel 191,684 0.04 71269,877.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 17,014,048 3.43 11,870,92143.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 176,372 0.04 168,9774.38
75 Nickel and articles thereof 251,100 0.05 127,33297.20
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 270,202 0.05 617,027-56.21
78 Lead and articles thereof 10,692 0.00 12,464-14.22
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 45,918-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 92,636 0.02 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 173,164 0.03 5,1213,281.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,836,569 1.58 2,771,789182.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,659,863 0.33 1,507,26210.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 122,256,486 24.66 152,085,979-19.61
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 93,660,478 18.89 124,805,595-24.95
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 112,260 0.02 108,1573.79
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,163,171 0.23 212,668446.94
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 49,270,000 9.94 43,249,41713.92
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 56,746,392 11.44 42,084,33334.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 597,638 0.12 84,377608.29
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 354,330 0.07 461,247-23.18
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 432 0.00 2,785-84.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 23,426 0.00 3,128648.91
SS Classified 58,361 0.01 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia