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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q1 2017

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 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Singapore totaled $1,206,933,423, up 167.21% ($755,254,206) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $1,084,329,039, up 235.76% ($761,377,911) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $122,604,384, down 4.76% ($6,123,705) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $961,724,655, a 395.17% increase ($767,501,616) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Singapore was Russia’s 25th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 39th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.9389% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4653% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 19th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 35th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.3011% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5270% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 47th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 46th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2712% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3596% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 98.61% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (94.23% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.75% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (4.11% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $764,554,376.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $5,628,019.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,499 0.00 1,693756.41
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,090 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 59,048 0.01 89,323-33.89
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 26,169 0.00 38,385-31.82
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,643 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,717 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 438 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 38,044 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,721 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,086 0.00 21,394-29.48
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 124,481 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12 0.00 63-80.95
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,646,295 0.15 1,254,63731.22
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,067,604,391 98.46 303,050,015252.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 120,066 0.01 0
29 Organic chemicals 5,582 0.00 692,933.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,945 0.00 94,588-97.94
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 1,536,920-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 22,895 0.00 520,713-95.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 124,640 0.01 0
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 0 0.00 320,984-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,765 0.00 893,006.74
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 25,305 0.00 16,46653.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 295,679 0.03 155,96489.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 153,710 0.01 102,64849.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 990 0.00 998-0.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 324,309 0.03 277,81616.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 465,126 0.04 473,522-1.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,709 0.00 10,218-53.91
55 Man-made staple fibers 189,630 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 32-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 12-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 56,898 0.01 7557,436.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 110,921 0.01 50221,742.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 22 0.00 2,132-98.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19,175 0.00 5863,172.18
65 Headgear and parts thereof 126 0.00 401-68.58
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 432-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 28,822 0.00 107,124-73.09
69 Ceramic products 105 0.00 1,221-91.40
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 438-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,118,048 0.29 0
72 Iron and steel 406,986 0.04 605,558-32.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 58,012 0.01 195,044-70.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 24-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 398,905 0.04 547,446-27.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 5,939,567 0.55 11,567,586-48.65
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,325,875 0.12 32,7853,944.15
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 309 0.00 313,683-99.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 731,273 0.07 861,099-15.08
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 147,699 0.01 230,957-36.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,898 0.00 55,784-96.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 698,865 0.06 350,67499.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 14,029-100.00
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 546 0.00 1,240-55.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2 0.00 592-99.66
SS Classified 0 0.00 95 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 63.90% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (61.62% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.92% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (24.24% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.76% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.73% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (5.59% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.09% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (6.52% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $7,145,940;
  • 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 $3,962,333;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,957,421;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,980,712;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $847,678;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $573,143;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $564,716;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $475,000.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $10,319,254;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,385,955;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $5,531,641;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,135,167;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $549,407.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 673 0.00 977-31.12
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 41,462 0.03 590,869-92.98
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,331 0.00 227486.34
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 21,925 0.02 17,86522.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 45,277-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 17,833-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 85,951 0.07 96,713-11.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14,890 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,723,114 5.48 6,158,3989.17
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 111,241 0.09 128,537-13.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 19,309 0.02 64,864-70.23
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,517 0.00 65,279-93.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 7,338-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 50 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,519,518 7.76 2,373,578301.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 23,963 0.02 10,839121.08
29 Organic chemicals 13,152 0.01 127,082-89.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,483,835 6.10 17,803,089-57.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,401,701 2.77 3,468,539-1.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 43,246 0.04 139,678-69.04
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 492,398 0.40 278,76276.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 24,698 0.02 52,812-53.23
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 13,408-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,823,610 1.49 2,958,777-38.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,000,413 7.34 6,042,99248.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 886,893 0.72 313,750182.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 304 0.00 1,970-84.57
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 134-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,986 0.00 11,392-82.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 334,536 0.27 183,09582.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,472 0.00 383,773.68
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 284-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1,272-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33,472 0.03 2,5001,238.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,764 0.00 952400.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 263 0.00 70275.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,202-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 16 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 202 0.00 7,966-97.46
69 Ceramic products 18 0.00 1,020-98.24
70 Glass and glassware 10,668 0.01 8031,228.52
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 31,404 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 283 0.00 190,771-99.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,464,319 1.19 6,995,960-79.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 142,722 0.12 36,389292.21
75 Nickel and articles thereof 51,083 0.04 2,2492,171.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 143,611 0.12 12,0631,090.51
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,797 0.00 493467.34
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,944-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,577,037 1.29 729,359116.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 405,805 0.33 418,458-3.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 42,021,149 34.27 49,407,104-14.95
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 21,751,542 17.74 17,789,20922.27
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 6,701 0.01 6,5652.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 135,682 0.11 142,210-4.59
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 475,000 0.39 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,953,583 11.38 11,972,87116.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 263,894 0.22 31,124747.88
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 50,291 0.04 26193,326.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,890 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 113-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia