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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q3 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 third quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Singapore totaled $849,801,171, up 26.07% ($175,722,740) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $672,153,406, up 18.44% ($104,658,907) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $177,647,765, up 66.67% ($71,063,833) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $494,505,641, a 7.29% increase ($33,595,074) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Singapore was Russia’s 27th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 41st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5813% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5529% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 23rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 38th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7874% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.7888% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 52nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2921% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2133% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.54% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (97.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.25% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $65,217,940;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $33,500,000;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,148,214.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 220 0.00 439-49.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 15,474 0.00 32,966-53.06
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,233 0.00 21,442-75.59
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 107,587 0.02 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 28,756 0.00 51,570-44.24
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 40 0.00 1,137-96.48
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 34,333 0.01 9,299269.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,575 0.00 4,863-67.61
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 27,926-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,218 0.00 14,80116.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,811 0.00 2,698411.90
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 744,758 0.11 789,550-5.67
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 533 0.00 1,225-56.49
26 Ores, slag and ash 960,192 0.14 2,032,188-52.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 614,351,759 91.40 549,133,81911.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 683,721 0.10 250,573172.86
29 Organic chemicals 8,720 0.00 6651,211.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 81,808 0.01 95,408-14.25
31 Fertilizers 16,819 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 45,292 0.01 468,927-90.34
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,006 0.00 451,595-97.56
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 12 0.00 124-90.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 777-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 139,869 0.02 68,345104.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 235,970 0.04 518,241-54.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 90,530 0.01 98,960-8.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 56 0.00 22,700.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 542 0.00 143,191-99.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 320,863 0.05 338,408-5.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 620 0.00 24,327-97.45
55 Man-made staple fibers 529,978 0.08 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 19,008 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2 0.00 5-60.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 484-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 28 0.00 90-68.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 271 0.00 21029.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 699 0.00 4,991-85.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,853 0.00 8,719-78.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 91,085 0.01 37,081145.64
69 Ceramic products 381 0.00 2,529-84.93
70 Glass and glassware 665 0.00 747-10.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,514 0.00 157,329-97.77
72 Iron and steel 451,435 0.07 372,85421.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 307,520 0.05 1,713,392-82.05
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 942,110 0.14 253,836271.15
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,313,008 0.34 858,530169.41
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 95,360 0.01 49,91891.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 613,918 0.09 164,026274.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 5,368-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,659,321 2.03 6,511,107109.78
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 244,715 0.04 228,9796.87
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 0.00 529,373-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15,358 0.00 385,000-96.01
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 33,500,000 4.98 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,280,634 0.19 1,201,4346.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 335 0.00 0
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 155,215 0.02 338,145-54.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,158 0.00 1,81973.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,343 0.00 1011,229.70
SS Classified 5,175 0.00 84 966-93.91

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.49% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (62.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.81% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (23.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.24% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (6.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.16% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.10% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $46,404,732;
  • 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 $10,341,911;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $7,331,742;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,604,707;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,785,303;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,194,651;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,364,566;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $888,345.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $7,368,664.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 256 0.00 546-53.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 33,800 0.02 52,075-35.09
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 377 0.00 553-31.83
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 17,591 0.01 13,49830.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20,164 0.01 10,42993.35
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 63,107 0.04 43,23745.96
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22,077 0.01 57,452-61.57
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,961,102 3.92 6,659,7844.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 273,349 0.15 90,209203.02
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 40,116 0.02 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 76,677 0.04 301,253-74.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,119 0.01 17,7977.43
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 184 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,391,139 4.16 3,605,836104.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 235 0.00 36,411-99.35
29 Organic chemicals 36,974 0.02 156,643-76.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,342,713 7.51 10,148,06231.48
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,869,285 2.18 3,848,7370.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 150,684 0.08 186,240-19.09
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 323,928 0.18 211,99452.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 34,685 0.02 46,177-24.89
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 650 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,410,979 1.36 1,522,63458.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,776,531 7.19 8,171,82456.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 468,803 0.26 460,2071.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 37 0.00 1,851-98.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 970-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 39 0.00 6550.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 130-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,346 0.00 4,493-25.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 92,847 0.05 133,131-30.26
54 Man-made filaments 4,033 0.00 4,417-8.69
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,712-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 44 0.00 3,168-98.61
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12,755 0.01 5,712123.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,629 0.00 14,728-82.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 154 0.00 2,777-94.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 50,119 0.03 5,224859.40
69 Ceramic products 2,387 0.00 812,846.91
70 Glass and glassware 10,756 0.01 2,073418.86
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16,280 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 16,794 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,779,843 2.13 1,415,277167.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 68,270 0.04 43,15658.19
75 Nickel and articles thereof 41,247 0.02 125,251-67.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,288 0.01 5,341130.07
78 Lead and articles thereof 843 0.00 1,315-35.89
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 46,876-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 159,625-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 998,846 0.56 1,199,592-16.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 595,627 0.34 463,81128.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 61,243,753 34.47 14,839,021312.72
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 41,060,148 23.11 30,718,23733.67
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 18,027 0.01 33,032-45.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 41,930 0.02 135,545-69.07
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 517,336 0.29 7,886,000-93.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,571,661 11.58 13,239,91955.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 142,019 0.08 213,857-33.59
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 7,690 0.00 230,957-96.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 840 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 652 0.00 4,049-83.90

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia