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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q2 2020

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 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $333,742,913, down 58.51% ($470,655,205) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $210,452,809, down 68.73% ($462,487,627) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $123,290,104, down 6.21% ($8,167,578) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $87,162,705, a 83.90% decrease ($454,320,049) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Singapore was Russia’s 56th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 37th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2735% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5025% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Singapore was Russia’s 52nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 31st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3010% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6678% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Singapore was Russia’s 51st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 54th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2367% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2216% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 95.52% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (92.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.13% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.29% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (6.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $2,945,824;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,858,511.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 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 $420,406,844;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $43,197,591;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $759,954;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $724,740.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,374 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 759,954-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 9,374-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 222 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 587 0.00 3,905-84.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 26,551 0.01 7,462255.82
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 26,880 0.01 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 806 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,003 0.00 51594.76
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 47,556 0.02 39,03921.82
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,343 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 217,514 0.10 800,020-72.81
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,959 0.00 848248.94
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 24,255 0.01 11,550110.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 72,369 0.03 74,228-2.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,812 0.01 47,380-72.96
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 176,412 0.08 418,666-57.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 182 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 201,017,954 95.52 621,424,798-67.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,911 0.00 298,952-98.02
29 Organic chemicals 370 0.00 3428.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 92,347-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 43,197,591-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,856 0.00 1,50523.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,376,349 1.13 517,838358.90
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 43,270 0.02 54,685-20.87
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 65,264 0.03 60,8347.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 140,825 0.07 113,99023.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 90,792 0.04 136,913-33.69
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 152 0.00 30406.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 38,907 0.02 169,269-77.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 161,548 0.08 195,516-17.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 661 0.00 33497.90
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 126,810-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 549 0.00 301,730.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 290-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 307 0.00 89244.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 600 0.00 1,325-54.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14 0.00 1,364-98.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 139 0.00 5,157-97.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 49,892 0.02 33,05850.92
69 Ceramic products 8,553 0.00 1207,027.50
70 Glass and glassware 50,073 0.02 34,73444.16
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17,254 0.01 7246,385.71
72 Iron and steel 3,711 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 296,030 0.14 882,605-66.46
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,748 0.00 413565.38
75 Nickel and articles thereof 21,384 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 908,587 0.43 1,500,076-39.43
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,057,093 1.45 111,2692,647.48
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,372 0.00 18,046-81.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 182,179 0.09 66,714173.07
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 109,227 0.05 833,967-86.90
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 604,369 0.29 338,75578.41
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 57,128 0.03 58,000-1.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,158 0.00 23,882-86.78
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 10,525-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 505,787 0.24 317,38459.36
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,408 0.00 2,35045.02
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 0 0.00 125,568-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,562 0.00 682715.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1 0.00 1,073-99.91
SS Classified 0 0.00 8 258-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 53.32% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (60.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.81% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (24.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.59% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.03% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (5.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.90% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (4.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $7,170,341;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5,427,513;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,721,414;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,207,356;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,096,176;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $967,616;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $541,543.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $9,065,857;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,753,933;
  • 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 $3,461,113;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,968,249;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,762,671;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1,682,850;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,386,000.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 0 0.00 392-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 260,993-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 342-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 16,194-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 412 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,293,480 1.86 1,197,30491.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 19,147 0.02 37,222-48.56
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,464,462 8.49 3,294,121217.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 76,142 0.06 167,954-54.66
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 204,585 0.17 91,862122.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,632 0.00 7,558-78.41
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,666,428 7.03 7,459,07216.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 123,951 0.10 127,563-2.83
29 Organic chemicals 107,111 0.09 9,172,968-98.83
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,964,979 11.33 8,537,46663.57
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,748,302 1.42 3,431,152-49.05
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 687,515 0.56 145,972370.99
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 865,288 0.70 777,69411.26
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 43,680 0.04 127,041-65.62
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 2,301-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,573,366 2.09 1,605,75060.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,246,376 5.07 8,214,625-23.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 532,991 0.43 626,839-14.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42 0.00 501-91.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,810 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 232,421 0.19 168,14638.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,457 0.01 17,320-62.72
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 69,455 0.06 121,026-42.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4 0.00 89-95.51
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 150 0.00 4,600-96.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,309 0.00 2,080-37.07
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 250-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 16,917 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 17,138 0.01 46,444-63.10
69 Ceramic products 45,847 0.04 1,4723,014.61
70 Glass and glassware 18,353 0.01 4,202336.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 104,414-100.00
72 Iron and steel 262,964 0.21 81,573222.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,311,899 5.93 4,590,48559.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 94,182 0.08 206,903-54.48
75 Nickel and articles thereof 172,573 0.14 45,883276.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,252 0.01 55,817-83.42
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 13,706-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 46 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 254,564 0.21 19,1701,227.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 57,222 0.05 268,314-78.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 341,808 0.28 456,677-25.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,935,715 14.55 25,689,648-30.18
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 26,336,261 21.36 29,797,374-11.62
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 201,128 0.16 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 327,813 0.27 287,13114.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,386,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,940,822 16.98 22,703,493-7.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 81 0.00 88-7.95
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,909 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 3,720 0.00 52,177-92.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 3,019-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,460 0.00 3951,282.28
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 26,900-100.00
SS Classified 1,935 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia