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Russian trade with Singapore in 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 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $2,887,850,816, down 21.08% ($771,252,126) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2019 were $2,299,599,208, down 17.57% ($490,032,650) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2019 were $588,251,608, down 32.34% ($281,219,476) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in 2019 was $1,711,347,600, a 10.87% decrease ($208,813,174) over 2018.

Singapore was Russia’s 42nd largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 37th in 2018), accounting for 0.4332% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5318% in 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 39th largest export market in 2019 (down from 35th in 2018), accounting for 0.5439% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6200% in 2018).

Singapore was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in 2019 (down from 42nd in 2018), accounting for 0.2413% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3651% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 93.52% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (94.32% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.57% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.96% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.59% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.98% in 2018);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.20% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.15% in 2018).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $78,143,148.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2019 over 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 $480,628,202;
  • 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 $27,262,692;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $21,118,563;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $17,216,180.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 25,580 0.00 2,991755.23
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 759,954 0.03 367,954106.54
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 9,374 0.00 16,488-43.15
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 200 0.00 58,731-99.66
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 103,202 0.00 163,800-37.00
10 Cereals 0 0.00 2,686-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 30,623 0.00 49,696-38.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,477 0.00 2,119,989-99.84
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 550,575 0.02 65,003747.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 124,620 0.01 153,144-18.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,830 0.00 4,981-63.26
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,428,891 0.06 1,249,99014.31
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,834 0.00 26,039-69.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 43,306 0.00 295,230-85.33
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 171,726 0.01 28,963492.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 112,137 0.00 277,973-59.66
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,855,877 0.08 3,078,070-39.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 45,723-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,150,603,112 93.52 2,631,231,314-18.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,094,156 0.09 836,260150.42
29 Organic chemicals 6,945 0.00 2,641,281-99.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 145,879 0.01 221,098-34.02
31 Fertilizers 97,664,232 4.25 19,521,084400.30
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31,769 0.00 16,13996.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,230,618 0.14 1,107,136191.80
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 99,537 0.00 466,051-78.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 18 0.00 621-97.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 362,947 0.02 775,838-53.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 831,987 0.04 768,6958.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 519,561 0.02 408,66127.14
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) 3,886 0.00 2,23673.79
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 348,687 0.02 3,568,508-90.23
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 1,227-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 901,380 0.04 1,829,033-50.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,465 0.00 12,352-63.85
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
55 Man-made staple fibers 251,878 0.01 3,658,339-93.11
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 425,002 0.02 149,964183.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 15 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 257 0.00 1,104-76.72
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 410 0.00 476-13.87
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,026 0.00 13,751-77.99
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,802 0.00 2,169-16.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,472 0.00 11,187-42.15
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 28,577 0.00 21,03335.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 62 0.00 1,039-94.03
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 317-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 181,379 0.01 317,524-42.88
69 Ceramic products 89,865 0.00 45,67196.77
70 Glass and glassware 72,777 0.00 27,965160.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,696,663 0.20 31,959,355-85.30
72 Iron and steel 3,084,446 0.13 276,9941,013.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,628,421 0.20 6,080,864-23.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,484 0.00 589,027-98.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 19,797 0.00 132,414-85.05
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,701,383 0.20 6,338,874-25.83
78 Lead and articles thereof 4,346,246 0.19 8,943,293-51.40
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 814,514 0.04 1,736,580-53.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 326,941 0.01 1,391,710-76.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 982 0.00 3,894-74.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,772,399 0.34 24,988,579-68.90
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 2,762,949 0.12 3,258,561-15.21
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 210,209 0.01 614,305-65.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 53,367 0.00 71,955-25.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 681,437 0.03 21,800,000-96.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,020,159 0.09 4,368,562-53.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 24,962 0.00 3157,824.44
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 13,811 0.00 10,74028.59
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 193,423 0.01 340,402-43.18
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,740 0.00 175,373-92.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,607 0.00 16,579-48.08
SS Classified 75,078 0.00 845 440-91.12

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 67.23% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (70.07% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.56% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (14.01% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.87% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.76% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.75% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.62% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.25% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (9.09% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2019 over 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 $36,192,997;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $19,473,189;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $19,418,582;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4,041,841;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $3,735,908;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,814,004.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $252,134,504;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $65,848,255;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $16,437,660;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $11,992,120;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $7,098,136;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6,915,445;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $3,031,353;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $2,257,920;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $2,027,706.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 2,378 0.00 2,3312.02
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,026,525 0.17 3,054,231-66.39
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,771 0.00 1,10660.13
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 65,178 0.01 77,543-15.95
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 133,759 0.02 130,9212.17
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,269 0.00 1521,693.33
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 14,551 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,997,289 1.02 1,955,448206.70
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 114,625 0.02 69,79164.24
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 20,413,121 3.47 17,599,11715.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 474,516 0.08 475,261-0.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 281,043 0.05 405,418-30.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 149,181 0.03 139,3307.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 78,261-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 51,454 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,194,192 2.24 79,042,447-83.31
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 159,823 0.03 362,363-55.89
29 Organic chemicals 9,354,281 1.59 21,346,401-56.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 51,838,587 8.81 32,420,00559.90
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 18,969,814 3.22 15,233,90624.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 779,538 0.13 935,837-16.70
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 2,766,035 0.47 2,433,28813.67
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 550,794 0.09 461,11219.45
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 11,599 0.00 3,979191.51
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,641,601 1.64 9,554,9150.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 28,052,990 4.77 35,151,126-20.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,726,486 0.80 3,949,36419.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,106 0.00 3,530-40.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,848 0.00 4,476187.04
45 Cork and articles of cork 69 0.00 1,148-93.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 830,897 0.14 16,0565,074.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 162,923 0.03 2,420,843-93.27
54 Man-made filaments 11,701 0.00 0
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 178,517 0.03 36,567388.19
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 1,632 0.00 229612.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 17,580 0.00 53,503-67.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,532 0.00 11,482-77.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,445 0.00 31,571-51.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 766-100.00
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 104,264 0.02 233,516-55.35
69 Ceramic products 9,163 0.00 102,701-91.08
70 Glass and glassware 47,086 0.01 43,5738.06
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 347,162 0.06 451,851-23.17
72 Iron and steel 409,738 0.07 204,025100.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,105,052 2.74 23,020,497-30.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 438,315 0.07 267,71363.73
75 Nickel and articles thereof 590,459 0.10 353,58166.99
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 413,147 0.07 1,343,389-69.25
78 Lead and articles thereof 14,106 0.00 26,250-46.26
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 585,579 0.10 37,7351,451.82
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,248,194 0.21 4,279,547-70.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,244,616 0.38 1,914,45217.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 91,786,151 15.60 108,223,811-15.19
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 185,870,674 31.60 149,677,67724.18
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 5,685 0.00 179,043-96.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,201,994 0.20 1,852,410-35.11
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 21,136,405 3.59 273,270,909-92.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 95,480,531 16.23 76,007,34225.62
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,898 0.00 289,227-99.00
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 103,125 0.02 96,2867.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 61,772 0.01 2,0242,951.98
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,687 0.00 30,039-74.41
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26,900 0.00 8,828204.71
SS Classified 0 0.00 90 091-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia