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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q2 2019

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 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $804,398,118, down 13.99% ($130,851,704) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $672,940,436, down 10.34% ($77,597,754) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $131,457,682, down 28.83% ($53,253,950) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $541,482,754, a 4.30% decrease ($24,343,804) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Singapore was Russia’s 37th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 36th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.5025% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5472% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 31st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 32nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.6678% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6810% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 54th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 49th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2216% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3043% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.34% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (96.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.61% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.38% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (2.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $43,197,591.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 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 $101,612,164;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $8,564,638;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,730,709;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $2,128,581.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 759,954 0.11 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9,374 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,905 0.00 34,611-88.72
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7,462 0.00 19,925-62.55
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 24,867-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 515 0.00 64,852-99.21
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 39,039 0.01 21,02785.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 699-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 800,020 0.12 426,05687.77
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 848 0.00 3,015-71.87
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,550 0.00 89,705-87.12
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 74,228 0.01 12618,466.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 47,380 0.01 51,844-8.61
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 418,666 0.06 675,018-37.98
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 39,861-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 621,424,798 92.34 723,036,962-14.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 298,952 0.04 600,082-50.18
29 Organic chemicals 342 0.00 387-11.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 92,347 0.01 21,337332.80
31 Fertilizers 43,197,591 6.42 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,505 0.00 3,911-61.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 517,838 0.08 77,912564.64
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 54,685 0.01 217,232-74.83
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 60,834 0.01 198,697-69.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 113,990 0.02 164,620-30.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 136,913 0.02 71,47691.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30 0.00 849-96.47
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 169,269 0.03 905,283-81.30
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 195,516 0.03 371,734-47.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 334 0.00 3,609-90.75
55 Man-made staple fibers 126,810 0.02 1,466,608-91.35
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 30 0.00 11172.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 290 0.00 43574.42
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 89 0.00 109-18.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,325 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,364 0.00 1,906-28.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,157 0.00 3,34953.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 33,058 0.00 84,182-60.73
69 Ceramic products 120 0.00 26,243-99.54
70 Glass and glassware 34,734 0.01 26,35531.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7 0.00 65,456-99.99
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 121,265-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 882,605 0.13 4,613,314-80.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 413 0.00 2,140-80.70
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 58,529-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,500,076 0.22 10,064,714-85.10
78 Lead and articles thereof 111,269 0.02 2,239,850-95.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 18,046 0.00 602,531-97.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 66,714 0.01 633,249-89.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 833,967 0.12 1,231,880-32.30
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 338,755 0.05 906,843-62.64
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 58,000 0.01 602,546-90.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23,882 0.00 4,353448.63
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10,525 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 317,384 0.05 604,142-47.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,350 0.00 6,610-64.45
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 125,568 0.02 26,289377.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 682 0.00 5,660-87.95
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,073 0.00 2,430-55.84
SS Classified 8,258 0.00 12 000-31.18

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.75% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (61.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.93% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (20.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.67% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (7.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.37% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (6.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.86% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (4.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,589,403;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $555,329.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 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) - a decrease of $15,750,214;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14,872,474;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6,463,574;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,617,872;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5,551,920;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2,954,209;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,894,286;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,025,385;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,009,270;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $611,021;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $474,892;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $407,068.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
01 Live animals 392 0.00 3754.53
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 260,993 0.20 461,088-43.40
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 342 0.00 3129.62
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 16,194 0.01 19,627-17.49
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 4,837-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,197,304 0.91 641,97586.50
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 37,222 0.03 19,06395.26
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,294,121 2.51 6,248,330-47.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 167,954 0.13 21,388685.27
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 91,862 0.07 42,975113.76
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,558 0.01 19,018-60.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 32,561-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,459,072 5.67 13,076,944-42.96
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 127,563 0.10 41,368208.36
29 Organic chemicals 9,172,968 6.98 10,182,238-9.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,537,466 6.49 8,944,534-4.55
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,431,152 2.61 3,906,044-12.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 145,972 0.11 81,17879.82
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 777,694 0.59 394,18397.29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 127,041 0.10 31,295305.95
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,301 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,605,750 1.22 2,631,135-38.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,214,625 6.25 10,108,911-18.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 626,839 0.48 807,079-22.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 501 0.00 2,457-79.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 4,476-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 1,123-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 168,146 0.13 8,6351,847.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17,320 0.01 81,352-78.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 121,026 0.09 35,001245.78
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 89 0.00 124-28.23
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,600 0.00 10,955-58.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 3,467-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,080 0.00 7,008-70.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 672-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 250 0.00 21217.92
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 46,444 0.04 65,652-29.26
69 Ceramic products 1,472 0.00 3,452-57.36
70 Glass and glassware 4,202 0.00 12,050-65.13
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 104,414 0.08 124,217-15.94
72 Iron and steel 81,573 0.06 39720,447.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,590,485 3.49 11,054,059-58.47
74 Copper and articles thereof 206,903 0.16 58,588253.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 45,883 0.03 77,780-41.01
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 55,817 0.04 42,99629.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 13,706 0.01 5,981129.16
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 19,170 0.01 3285,744.51
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 268,314 0.20 879,335-69.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 456,677 0.35 500,186-8.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,689,648 19.54 40,562,122-36.67
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 29,797,374 22.67 45,547,588-34.58
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 0.00 175,443-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 287,131 0.22 549,938-47.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,386,000 1.05 6,937,920-80.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,703,493 17.27 20,114,09012.87
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 88 0.00 50,189-99.82
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 52,177 0.04 50,5103.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,019 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 395 0.00 26,863-98.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26,900 0.02 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia