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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q2 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 second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Singapore totaled $1,052,074,872, up 141.39% ($616,243,068) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $841,165,341, up 172.01% ($531,921,799) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $210,909,531, up 66.61% ($84,321,269) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $630,255,810, a 245.05% increase ($447,600,530) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Singapore was Russia’s 27th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 41st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7528% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4004% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 23rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 38th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.0017% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4654% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 52nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3781% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2986% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 98.34% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (95.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.58% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (2.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $531,561,743.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 893-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 148 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,438 0.00 41,710-74.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 12,528 0.00 15,499-19.17
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 233,004 0.03 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 16,452 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 826 0.00 10,197-91.90
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,792 0.00 9,349-59.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,344 0.00 1,934-30.51
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 21,032 0.00 47,388-55.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,364 0.00 45,563-81.64
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,615 0.00 25,232-61.89
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 566,955 0.07 18,7502,923.76
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,095 0.00 200,256-96.96
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,745,834 0.21 2,288,952-23.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 825,446,303 98.13 293,884,560180.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,437,120 0.17 80,5671,683.76
29 Organic chemicals 1,167 0.00 1,378-15.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 89,585 0.01 188,263-52.41
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 21,700-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 30,072 0.00 447,916-93.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 358,840 0.04 141,618153.39
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 98,850 0.01 657,954-84.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 187 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 48,671 0.01 38,78325.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 104,564 0.01 366,871-71.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 270,287 0.03 62,291333.91
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,540 0.00 276,900.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,042,924 0.12 277,440275.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 288,182 0.03 955,507-69.84
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9 0.00 15,348-99.94
52 Cotton 1 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,144,696 0.14 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22 0.00 7,858-99.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1 0.00 15,383-99.99
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 148 0.00 2,643-94.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,345 0.00 5,814-25.27
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 18-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 107,189 0.01 39,215173.34
69 Ceramic products 154 0.00 2,452-93.72
70 Glass and glassware 57,697 0.01 12844,975.78
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 21,005 0.00 75,000-71.99
72 Iron and steel 177,447 0.02 834,125-78.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 72,640 0.01 165,273-56.05
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 690,713 0.08 1,365,588-49.42
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,941,546 0.35 3,803,233-22.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 830,642 0.10 80,293934.51
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 162,556 0.02 400,193-59.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 23,010 0.00 7193,100.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,836,202 0.22 534,307243.66
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 657,387 0.08 618,6486.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 445,413 0.05 1,414,283-68.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 3,158-100.00
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 35 0.00 6,690-99.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,285 0.00 20,880-93.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,412 0.00 1,720-17.91
SS Classified 135,066 0.02 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 82.39% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (74.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.52% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (14.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.71% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (6.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.31% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.75% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $47,894,641;
  • 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 $19,233,313;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $6,084,371;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,273,184;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,579,207;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2,414,318;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,238,653;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,025,123.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,059,028;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,437,132.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 525 0.00 723-27.39
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 38,685 0.02 43,491-11.05
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 449 0.00 31542.54
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 19,159 0.01 19,942-3.93
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,896 0.00 30,618-67.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 704-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 15,010-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 30,423 0.01 15,69993.79
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,351,861 1.59 2,113,20858.61
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 218,967 0.10 24,057810.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,350 0.01 118,580-89.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 19,945-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 673-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 117 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,880,449 2.31 2,466,13197.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 39,093 0.02 15,936145.31
29 Organic chemicals 55,349 0.03 9,375490.39
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,543,198 2.63 4,518,07522.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,837,681 1.82 3,614,7246.17
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 208,933 0.10 39,723425.97
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 293,203 0.14 205,94242.37
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 222,134 0.11 38,864471.57
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 18,220 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,128,402 0.54 1,586,707-28.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,117,513 4.80 7,538,30634.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 732,548 0.35 373,97695.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,540 0.00 491213.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,626 0.00 3118,048.39
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 13-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,811 0.00 9,827-20.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 71,704 0.03 39,27982.55
52 Cotton 114 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 430 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 256 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 533 0.00 806-33.87
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 42,363 0.02 58,417-27.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 705 0.00 183285.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,882 0.00 12,000-50.98
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 107 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 86,686 0.04 3,8052,178.21
69 Ceramic products 23,901 0.01 7,198232.05
70 Glass and glassware 33,451 0.02 65,786-49.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,191 0.00 3,287-63.77
72 Iron and steel 284 0.00 776-63.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,852,763 1.83 5,911,791-34.83
74 Copper and articles thereof 62,599 0.03 44,30441.29
75 Nickel and articles thereof 52,859 0.03 35,88847.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 50,002 0.02 39,40526.89
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 8,883-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 116,068 0.06 1,7396,574.41
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,059,536 0.50 2,496,668-57.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 525,442 0.25 192,104173.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 75,521,676 35.81 27,627,035173.36
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 40,966,899 19.42 21,733,58688.50
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 147,380 0.07 47,556209.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 582,628 0.28 93,465523.36
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 39,584,371 18.77 33,500,00018.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,970,080 8.05 11,696,89645.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 37,617 0.02 140,818-73.29
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 334,282 0.16 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,590 0.00 5,501-34.74

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia