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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q3 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 third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $615,857,566, down 41.44% ($435,726,757) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $458,428,666, down 31.71% ($212,878,488) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $157,428,900, down 58.60% ($222,848,269) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $300,999,766, a 3.43% increase ($9,969,781) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Singapore was Russia’s 44th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 36th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3713% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6111% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 40th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 34th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4437% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5983% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 32nd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2517% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6351% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 93.98% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (96.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.47% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.41% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.62% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7,668,841;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,796,815;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $1,469,975.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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 $219,065,577;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,104,843.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 1,659-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 824-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 200 0.00 26669.23
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 10,871-100.00
10 Cereals 0 0.00 2,686-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8,007 0.00 4521,671.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 1,891-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 4,384-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 547,798 0.12 151362,680.13
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 16,524 0.00 82,955-80.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,951-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 226,800 0.05 309,893-26.81
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,650 0.00 513,135.29
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14,934 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 45,017 0.01 18,883138.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,765 0.00 50,908-86.71
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 558,205 0.12 1,174,718-52.48
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 3,666-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 430,847,774 93.98 649,913,351-33.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 41,156 0.01 33,12624.24
29 Organic chemicals 4,650 0.00 2,158115.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 27,261 0.01 16,70263.22
31 Fertilizers 14,559,585 3.18 6,890,744111.29
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 7,927-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 758,610 0.17 143,979426.89
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 26,234 0.01 186,494-85.93
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 18 0.00 621-97.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 91,428 0.02 182,746-49.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 240,450 0.05 228,7005.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 151,458 0.03 37,029309.03
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 3,975-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,282 0.00 1751,204.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 54,998 0.01 2,159,841-97.45
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 818-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 344,558 0.08 536,049-35.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,735 0.00 4,188-34.69
52 Cotton 0 0.00 3,060-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 10,827-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 272-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 240,279 0.05 148,86061.41
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 1,080-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 410-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12 0.00 1,210-99.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 2,061-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,858 0.00 1,43129.84
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,219 0.00 3,462108.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 509-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 74,219 0.02 129,537-42.70
69 Ceramic products 50,977 0.01 18,965168.80
70 Glass and glassware 19,212 0.00 3964,751.52
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 988-100.00
72 Iron and steel 488 0.00 63,641-99.23
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,890,469 0.41 93,6541,918.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,033-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 73,885-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 913,546 0.20 1,271,535-28.15
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,740,978 0.60 1,271,003115.65
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 751,507 0.16 1,031,503-27.14
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 175,670 0.04 385,406-54.42
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4 0.00 16-75.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,534,417 0.33 864,07277.58
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 511,720 0.11 1,536,405-66.69
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 152,209 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,218 0.00 35,032-87.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 754,109 0.16 1,666,804-54.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14,699 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 832 0.00 950-12.42
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 3,818 0.00 111,147-96.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,780 0.00 3,713-25.13
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,329 0.00 12,255-64.68
SS Classified 0 0.00 546 440-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.47% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (86.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.92% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (7.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.36% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.72% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.41% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $23,210,165;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,550,703;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,041,288;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,892,263;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,068,063.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $247,004,502;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4,724,351;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,303,589;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,394,564;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $879,201;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $610,154.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 494 0.00 38926.99
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 38,796 0.02 402,073-90.35
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 431 0.00 29546.10
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,045 0.01 14,076-0.22
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 29,318 0.02 16,52477.43
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,269 0.00 746,600.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 14,551 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,394,722 0.89 326,659326.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11,011 0.01 39,001-71.77
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,390,288 1.52 3,269,489-26.89
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 159,977 0.10 225,650-29.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 189,181 0.12 98,61091.85
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 38,062 0.02 43,362-12.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 22,557-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,222,293 1.41 6,525,882-65.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 24,665 0.02 114,512-78.46
29 Organic chemicals 14,058 0.01 131,956-89.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,503,110 6.04 14,227,461-33.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,116,755 3.25 3,224,49258.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 171,383 0.11 199,433-14.06
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 601,542 0.38 676,095-11.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 168,108 0.11 208,511-19.38
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,660 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,623,307 1.67 2,755,131-4.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,419,813 4.71 8,029,967-7.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 991,526 0.63 647,32653.17
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 968 0.00 413134.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10 0.00 0
45 Cork and articles of cork 17 0.00 25-32.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 15,368 0.01 3,727312.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 70,678 0.04 70,974-0.42
54 Man-made filaments 6,089 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 55,470 0.04 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 40 0.00 42-4.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 402 0.00 10,517-96.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,531 0.00 2,4732.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,165 0.00 15,466-79.54
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 94-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15,060 0.01 29,965-49.74
69 Ceramic products 1,192 0.00 52,844-97.74
70 Glass and glassware 10,955 0.01 7,73341.67
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 97,545-100.00
72 Iron and steel 202,711 0.13 11,4011,678.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,433,246 3.45 5,735,337-5.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 108,539 0.07 92,29517.60
75 Nickel and articles thereof 152,541 0.10 75,344102.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 53,197 0.03 300,618-82.30
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 20,077-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 230,066 0.15 7,1973,096.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 48,075 0.03 1,442,639-96.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 629,687 0.40 492,70427.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 19,373,968 12.31 17,332,68011.78
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 53,331,586 33.88 30,121,42177.06
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 2,400 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 50,917 0.03 196,808-74.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 19,328,487 12.28 266,332,989-92.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,148,464 15.97 16,597,76151.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 462 0.00 1,646-71.93
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 666-100.00
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 8,676 0.01 22,828-61.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 292-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 563 0.00 1,190-52.69
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia