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Russian trade with Singapore in 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 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Singapore totaled $4,448,202,717, up 94.05% ($2,155,861,457) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2017 totaled $3,290,157,098, up 83.15% ($1,493,680,945) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2017 totaled $1,158,045,619, up 133.54% ($662,180,512) from 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in 2017 was $2,132,111,479, a 63.93% increase ($831,500,433) over 2016.

Singapore was Russia’s 29th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 38th in 2016), accounting for 0.7616% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4901% in 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 25th largest export market in 2017 (up from 36th in 2016), accounting for 0.9214% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.6293% in 2016).

Singapore was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in 2017 (up from 49th in 2016), accounting for 0.5102% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2721% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.30% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (92.58% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.71% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (4.34% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.69% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.88% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2017 over 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 $1,344,110,481;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $115,015,472.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 893-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 3,445-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 148 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 45,107 0.00 43910,174.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 51,889 0.00 88,018-41.05
10 Cereals 11,976 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 28,591 0.00 62,149-54.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,348 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 683,243 0.02 90,881651.80
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 101,237 0.00 112,820-10.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,194 0.00 17,805-76.44
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 409,326 0.01 37,0291,005.42
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,485 0.00 14,099-68.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 64,229 0.00 240,009-73.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 44,334 0.00 62,357-28.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 39,481 0.00 58,148-32.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,699,923 0.08 909,466196.87
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8,420 0.00 202,763-95.85
26 Ores, slag and ash 4,352,321 0.13 7,475,421-41.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,999,532,608 91.17 1,655,422,12781.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,438,952 0.07 332,380633.78
29 Organic chemicals 2,326,451 0.07 2,243103,620.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 201,864 0.01 483,270-58.23
31 Fertilizers 6,712,595 0.20 5,952,96512.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 98,258 0.00 1,682,340-94.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 876,479 0.03 754,48916.17
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 98,862 0.00 1,562,286-93.67
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,952 0.00 876236.99
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 317,167 0.01 268,07818.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 676,838 0.02 1,331,619-49.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 633,374 0.02 323,26095.93
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,754 0.00 1,028167.90
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,390,045 0.04 815,04770.55
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 6,549-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,401,506 0.04 2,267,181-38.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12,875 0.00 50,282-74.39
52 Cotton 1 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 216 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,580,352 0.11 2,496,49043.42
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 19,008 0.00 14,32532.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 21 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7 0.00 17-58.82
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,090 0.00 484331.82
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 58,280 0.00 8,855558.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 114,045 0.00 15,660628.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,545 0.00 12,378-63.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 29,795 0.00 21,65037.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 126 0.00 419-69.93
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 348,364 0.01 233,46249.22
69 Ceramic products 41,393 0.00 7,014490.15
70 Glass and glassware 101,999 0.00 18,860440.82
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,154,681 0.10 241,9291,203.97
72 Iron and steel 1,292,831 0.04 1,872,504-30.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,160,832 0.04 2,359,932-50.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 60,379 0.00 6878,688.79
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 5,453,209-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,893,938 0.09 2,607,53510.98
78 Lead and articles thereof 13,918,682 0.42 20,130,930-30.86
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,375,131 0.07 216,581996.65
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 864,325 0.03 1,205,439-28.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 23,269 0.00 6,089282.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 19,533,576 0.59 22,864,975-14.57
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 1,999,755 0.06 1,687,79018.48
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 7,463 0.00 547,780-98.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,400 0.00 792,444-97.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 163,515,472 4.97 48,500,000237.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,936,418 0.09 3,629,780-19.10
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 335 0.00 17,187-98.05
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 900 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 155,796 0.00 394,476-60.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,438 0.00 32,524-67.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,112 0.00 4,337-28.25
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 481-100.00
SS Classified 46,656,291 1.42 447 73610,320.49

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 83.68% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (65.18% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.69% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (21.45% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.52% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.96% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.12% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (4.46% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.75% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (5.58% in 2016).

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $499,149,850;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $74,178,984;
  • 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 $55,311,822;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $16,772,422;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $14,452,880;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $12,611,904.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,643,784;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,964,107.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
01 Live animals 1,828 0.00 2,870-36.31
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 163,642 0.01 730,091-77.59
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,631 0.00 1,95834.37
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 78,620 0.01 70,71611.18
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 45,277-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 40,695 0.00 65,967-38.31
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 364,188 0.03 181,028101.18
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 68,494 0.01 90,882-24.63
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22,893,508 1.98 19,813,44815.55
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 663,168 0.06 242,804173.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 171,209 0.01 80,328113.14
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 131,864 0.01 720,915-81.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,119 0.00 37,742-49.34
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 8,012-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 351 0.00 134161.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 29,137,088 2.52 14,684,20898.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 71,808 0.01 63,22713.57
29 Organic chemicals 360,283 0.03 3,424,939-89.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 38,648,294 3.34 45,292,078-14.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15,304,487 1.32 15,529,177-1.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 578,741 0.05 418,59238.26
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 1,656,139 0.14 1,112,33948.89
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 526,451 0.05 221,569137.60
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 29,987 0.00 13,408123.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,809,120 0.67 7,182,0138.73
39 Plastics and articles thereof 43,621,263 3.77 31,009,35940.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,609,283 0.31 2,097,27272.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 7,210 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,996 0.00 5,355-62.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,626 0.00 8,739-35.62
45 Cork and articles of cork 41 0.00 2657.69
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 130-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,886 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 16,357 0.00 36,190-54.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 596,070 0.05 396,97250.15
52 Cotton 114 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 5,876 0.00 4,41733.03
55 Man-made staple fibers 267 0.00 2,712-90.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,472 0.00 10,627-86.15
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 577 0.00 5,373-89.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 123,508 0.01 79,38155.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13,246 0.00 30,944-57.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,353 0.00 14,965-57.55
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 123 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 220,053 0.02 37,254490.68
69 Ceramic products 39,763 0.00 8,299379.13
70 Glass and glassware 61,670 0.01 81,542-24.37
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 50,007 0.00 65,324-23.45
72 Iron and steel 17,361 0.00 191,684-90.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,049,941 1.04 17,014,048-29.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 359,290 0.03 176,372103.71
75 Nickel and articles thereof 206,400 0.02 251,100-17.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 210,491 0.02 270,202-22.10
78 Lead and articles thereof 11,595 0.00 10,6928.45
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 230 0.00 92,636-99.75
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 116,756 0.01 173,164-32.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,211,706 0.45 7,836,569-33.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,092,691 0.18 1,659,86326.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 196,435,470 16.96 122,256,48660.67
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 148,972,300 12.86 93,660,47859.06
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 318,134 0.03 112,260183.39
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,338,560 0.12 1,163,17115.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 548,419,850 47.36 49,270,0001,013.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 73,518,814 6.35 56,746,39229.56
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 678,218 0.06 597,63813.48
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,088 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 953,457 0.08 354,330169.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,730 0.00 432531.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,931 0.00 23,426-74.68
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 20,130 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 58 361-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia