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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q1 2018

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 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $816,757,849, down 32.33% ($390,175,574) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 were $697,911,998, down 35.64% ($386,417,041) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 were $118,845,851, down 3.07% ($3,758,533) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $579,066,147, a 39.79% decrease ($382,658,508) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Singapore was Russia’s 37th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 25th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.5181% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.9389% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Singapore was Russia’s 33rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 19th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.6774% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.3011% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Singapore was Russia’s 55th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 47th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2176% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2712% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 93.19% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (98.61% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.91% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.15% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.09% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.75% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $21,800,000;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $10,235,050.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $417,249,395;
  • 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 $3,114,698.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,479 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,896 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 64,964 0.01 14,499348.06
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 25,687 0.00 4,090528.04
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20,240 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 59,048-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 22,854 0.00 26,169-12.67
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,393 0.00 1,643-15.22
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 395,153 0.06 4,7178,277.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 375 0.00 438-14.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 140,158 0.02 38,044268.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,966 0.00 8,721-77.46
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,437 0.00 15,086-83.85
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 431,664 0.06 124,481246.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,320 0.00 1227,566.67
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,225 0.00 1,646,295-99.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 650,354,996 93.19 1,067,604,391-39.08
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 498 0.00 120,066-99.59
29 Organic chemicals 1,127,508 0.16 5,58220,099.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 172,798 0.02 1,9458,784.22
31 Fertilizers 117,719 0.02 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,434 0.00 22,895-85.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 147,619 0.02 124,64018.44
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 6 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 2,765-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 327,481 0.05 25,3051,194.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,201 0.01 295,679-76.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 208,986 0.03 153,71035.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,038 0.00 9904.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14,127 0.00 324,309-95.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 466,945 0.07 465,1260.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,345 0.00 4,709-50.20
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,691,600 0.24 189,630792.05
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,093 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 24 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,385 0.00 56,898-94.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 110,921-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,908 0.00 228,572.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,521 0.00 19,175-65.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 530 0.00 126320.63
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 317 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 61,100 0.01 28,822111.99
69 Ceramic products 220 0.00 105109.52
70 Glass and glassware 229 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,350 0.00 3,118,048-99.89
72 Iron and steel 92,088 0.01 406,986-77.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 527,861 0.08 58,012809.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 584,854 0.08 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,578,600 0.23 398,905295.73
78 Lead and articles thereof 4,464,304 0.64 5,939,567-24.84
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 90,350 0.01 1,325,875-93.19
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 291,900 0.04 30994,366.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,105 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,966,323 1.57 731,2731,399.62
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 258,202 0.04 147,69974.82
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 11,759 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,919 0.00 1,898896.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 21,800,000 3.12 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,209,238 0.17 698,86573.03
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 175 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,930 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 7,734 0.00 5461,316.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11,335 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 514 0.00 225,600.00
SS Classified 86,000 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 63.92% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (63.90% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.01% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (18.92% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.95% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (7.76% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.84% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (5.73% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.97% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.09% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.86% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (0.27% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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) - an increase of $14,175,243;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3,459,512;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,868,148;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,393,553;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,085,233;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $980,962;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $369,035.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $19,900,254;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,661,351;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2,449,021;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $1,434,202;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $485,128;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $475,000.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 444 0.00 673-34.03
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,126,695 0.95 41,4622,617.42
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 245 0.00 1,331-81.59
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 22,578 0.02 21,9252.98
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 312,871 0.26 85,951264.01
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11,664 0.01 14,890-21.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,288,912 4.45 6,723,114-21.33
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 63,748 0.05 111,241-42.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 83,377 0.07 19,309331.80
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 33,211 0.03 4,517635.24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 50-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,070,497 5.95 9,519,518-25.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 16,902 0.01 23,963-29.47
29 Organic chemicals 252,650 0.21 13,1521,821.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,822,484 3.22 7,483,835-48.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,382,663 3.69 3,401,70128.84
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 222,549 0.19 43,246414.61
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 312,257 0.26 492,398-36.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 177,437 0.15 24,698618.43
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,796,091 1.51 1,823,610-1.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,393,966 8.75 9,000,41315.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,214,508 1.02 886,89336.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 144 0.00 304-52.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,005 0.00 1,9860.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,202,684 1.85 334,536558.43
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,472-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 66 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 20,592 0.02 33,472-38.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,948 0.00 4,764-38.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,751 0.00 2631,326.24
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 16-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 110,039 0.09 20254,374.75
69 Ceramic products 35,826 0.03 18198,933.33
70 Glass and glassware 11,637 0.01 10,6689.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,331 0.01 31,404-60.73
72 Iron and steel 28,812 0.02 28310,080.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,765,992 1.49 1,464,31920.60
74 Copper and articles thereof 47,536 0.04 142,722-66.69
75 Nickel and articles thereof 60,901 0.05 51,08319.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,197 0.00 143,611-96.38
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,797-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29,970 0.03 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,091,909 0.92 1,577,037-30.76
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 498,318 0.42 405,80522.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,120,895 18.61 42,021,149-47.36
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 35,926,785 30.23 21,751,54265.17
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 3,600 0.00 6,701-46.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 504,717 0.42 135,682271.99
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 475,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,413,095 14.65 13,953,58324.79
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 234,769 0.20 263,894-11.04
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 14,377 0.01 50,291-71.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,890-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,115 0.00 0
SS Classified 90,091 0.08 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia