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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $583,958,341, down 31.60% ($269,812,795) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $390,107,752, down 41.62% ($278,066,846) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $193,850,589, up 4.45% ($8,254,051) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $196,257,163, a 59.33% decrease ($286,320,897) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Singapore was Russia’s 49th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 38th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3247% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4570% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 49th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 38th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3488% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5367% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 47th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2850% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2977% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.75% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (89.60% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.81% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (2.32% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.74% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.43% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.24% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (2.00% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (4.77% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,083,958;
  • 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 $1,198,954.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $236,898,352;
  • 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 $31,876,929;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $9,217,977;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $2,072,992;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,510,825.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 22,204 0.01 1,3321,566.97
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 364,475-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,283 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 9,768-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 58,687-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28,743 0.01 53,354-46.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 14,553 0.00 3,632300.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 2,072,992-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,263 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 69,057 0.02 26,308162.49
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,830 0.00 93994.89
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 402,070 0.10 118,888238.19
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,267 0.00 22,597-76.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 16,822 0.00 65,368-74.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 44,350 0.01 8,102447.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22,027 0.01 172,800-87.25
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 659,375 0.17 796,670-17.23
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 322-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 361,809,024 92.75 598,707,376-39.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 115,563 0.03 202,553-42.95
29 Organic chemicals 403 0.00 1,511,228-99.97
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,878 0.00 10,26183.98
31 Fertilizers 13,019,099 3.34 12,512,6214.05
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 26,686 0.01 1,1332,255.34
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,230,272 0.32 737,62766.79
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 18,618 0.00 62,319-70.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 104,515 0.03 66,91456.19
39 Plastics and articles thereof 177,595 0.05 305,174-41.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 143,465 0.04 91,17157.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 262 0.00 17450.57
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 90,157 0.02 489,258-81.57
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 409-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 198,402 0.05 454,306-56.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 408 0.00 2,209-81.53
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 500,132-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 110 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 195 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 120 0.00 23421.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 468 0.00 9,047-94.83
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 310 0.00 108187.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,660 0.00 5,943-72.07
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,714 0.00 7,701-12.82
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 21,314 0.01 42,707-50.09
69 Ceramic products 12,383 0.00 2434,995.88
70 Glass and glassware 143 0.00 985-85.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,632 0.00 31,889,561-99.96
72 Iron and steel 3,083,958 0.79 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,478,403 0.38 846,03474.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,696 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 15,289 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,006,870 0.26 940,7447.03
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,126,823 0.29 968,13316.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 20,061 0.01 11,23778.53
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 66,554 0.02 81,155-17.99
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 251 0.00 773-67.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,708,325 0.69 11,926,302-77.29
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 1,756,064 0.45 557,110215.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,812 0.00 13,651-35.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 379,015 0.10 888,375-57.34
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 140-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 8,212 0.00 1,250556.96
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 63,671 0.02 195,233-67.39
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,133 0.00 154,664-93.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,555 0.00 1,38012.68
SS Classified 66,820 0.02 201 000-66.76

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 65.00% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (48.67% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.87% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (17.19% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.08% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.73% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.54% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.99% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.10% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (28.21% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $40,185,783;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $21,636,358;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $9,998,544;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,043,912;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,836,993;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,486,866;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $792,080.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $50,278,911;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $12,445,390;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $10,765,765;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $945,297;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $913,070;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $717,392.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 1,206 0.00 1,1227.49
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 151,305 0.08 1,064,375-85.78
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 459 0.00 25480.71
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 17,674 0.01 21,261-16.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 109,560-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,510,935 1.30 673,942272.57
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 31,442 0.02 6349,807.94
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 12,790,929 6.60 2,792,385358.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 100,352 0.05 164,475-38.99
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 180,456-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 61,351 0.03 43,74040.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 23,143-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 51,454 0.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,074,663 1.07 52,353,574-96.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,114 0.00 189,581-96.25
29 Organic chemicals 13,790 0.01 10,779,555-99.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 27,061,885 13.96 5,425,527398.79
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,512,787 2.33 3,720,70721.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 341,333 0.18 432,676-21.11
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 550,498 0.28 1,050,757-47.61
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 227,887 0.12 43,869419.47
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6,638 0.00 3,97966.83
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,859,424 1.99 2,372,55862.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,893,569 3.04 6,610,961-10.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,859,933 0.96 1,280,45445.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 61 0.00 517-88.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,838 0.01 0
45 Cork and articles of cork 5 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 537,232 0.28 1,69031,688.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17,128 0.01 65,833-73.98
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 29 0.00 1,566-98.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 393 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,099 0.00 11,438-90.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 2,594-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,252 0.00 5,34816.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11,634 0.01 27,861-58.24
69 Ceramic products 6,500 0.00 10,579-38.56
70 Glass and glassware 30,157 0.02 12,153148.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 67,488 0.03 217,758-69.01
72 Iron and steel 507 0.00 163,415-99.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,653,512 1.88 3,284,04211.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 62,449 0.03 69,292-9.88
75 Nickel and articles thereof 312,436 0.16 139,554123.88
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 49,281 0.03 994,578-95.05
78 Lead and articles thereof 400 0.00 192108.33
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 81,238 0.04 24033,749.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30,819 0.02 477,042-93.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 732,112 0.38 421,49373.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,320,217 8.93 29,765,607-41.81
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 78,267,425 40.38 38,081,642105.53
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 3,285 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 494,179 0.25 598,109-17.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29,926,307 15.44 21,882,39536.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 612 0.00 2,622-76.66
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 36,385 0.02 8,571324.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 57,428 0.03 1,7323,215.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,553 0.00 871422.73
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 8,828-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia