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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q3 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 third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $287,716,847, down 53.28% ($328,140,719) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $158,760,723, down 65.37% ($299,667,943) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $128,956,124, down 18.09% ($28,472,776) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $29,804,599, a 90.10% decrease ($271,195,167) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Singapore was Russia’s 59th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 44th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2107% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3713% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Singapore was Russia’s 58th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 40th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2018% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4437% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Singapore was Russia’s 54th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 49th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2227% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2517% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.24% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (93.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.87% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.64% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.82% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (3.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $884,318;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $769,559;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $766,978.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $281,302,921;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $14,559,585;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $1,657,669;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,022,857;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $835,990;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $741,779;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $557,485;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $540,732.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 20,537 0.01 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 766,978 0.48 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 200-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 21,642 0.01 8,007170.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,400 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,066 0.00 547,798-98.71
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 62,917 0.04 16,524280.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 66,528 0.04 226,800-70.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 436 0.00 1,650-73.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10,856 0.01 14,934-27.31
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 53,937 0.03 45,01719.81
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 325 0.00 6,765-95.20
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 911 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 720 0.00 558,205-99.87
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 74,620 0.05 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 149,544,853 94.20 430,847,774-65.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,293 0.01 41,156-65.27
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 4,650-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 43,820 0.03 27,26160.74
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 14,559,585-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,870 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,642,928 1.03 758,610116.57
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 15,928 0.01 26,234-39.28
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 18-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 127,672 0.08 91,42839.64
39 Plastics and articles thereof 115,597 0.07 240,450-51.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 107,137 0.07 151,458-29.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39 0.00 2,282-98.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 54,998-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 101,386 0.06 344,558-70.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 113 0.00 2,735-95.87
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 39 0.00 240,279-99.98
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 40 0.00 12233.33
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1,858-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,815 0.00 7,219-61.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16,176 0.01 74,219-78.21
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 50,977-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 5,599 0.00 19,212-70.86
72 Iron and steel 2,095 0.00 488329.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,054,479 0.66 1,890,469-44.22
74 Copper and articles thereof 24,160 0.02 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 100,553 0.06 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 472,882 0.30 913,546-48.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,083,309 0.68 2,740,978-60.48
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,728 0.01 751,507-98.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 129,124 0.08 175,670-26.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,502 0.00 4187,450.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 511,560 0.32 1,534,417-66.66
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 843,281 0.53 511,72064.79
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 84,000 0.05 152,209-44.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,641 0.00 4,218-37.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,523,668 0.96 754,109102.05
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 71,893 0.05 14,699389.10
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,500 0.00 832200.48
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 9 0.00 3,818-99.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,780-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,135 0.00 4,329-73.78

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.59% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (74.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.48% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (16.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.20% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.81% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (4.36% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.76% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (1.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $9,413,538;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,042,971;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4,964,056;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2,624,885;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,227,527;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $444,904;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $410,150.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 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 $29,742,262;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $19,328,487;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,339,351;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,218,971;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $914,893;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $488,369.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
01 Live animals 27 0.00 494-94.53
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 17,328 0.01 38,796-55.34
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 239 0.00 431-44.55
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 9,450 0.01 14,045-32.72
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 43,745 0.03 29,31849.21
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 3,269-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 14,551-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 906,353 0.70 1,394,722-35.02
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 35,934 0.03 11,011226.35
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,803,826 9.15 2,390,288393.82
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 84,176 0.07 159,977-47.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 113,372 0.09 189,181-40.07
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 111,854 0.09 38,062193.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,271 0.02 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,847,178 3.76 2,222,293118.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 16,245 0.01 24,665-34.14
29 Organic chemicals 458,962 0.36 14,0583,164.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,467,166 11.22 9,503,11052.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,201,862 3.26 5,116,755-17.88
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,398,910 1.08 171,383716.25
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 1,011,692 0.78 601,54268.18
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 84,028 0.07 168,108-50.02
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 2,660-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,283,956 1.00 2,623,307-51.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,648,967 5.93 7,419,8133.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 994,094 0.77 991,5260.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,430 0.00 96847.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 54,695 0.04 10546,850.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 26 0.00 1752.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 39,050 0.03 15,368154.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11,203 0.01 70,678-84.15
54 Man-made filaments 11,469 0.01 6,08988.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,987 0.00 55,470-92.81
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 306 0.00 40665.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 70 0.00 402-82.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 2,531-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,656 0.00 3,165-47.68
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 21,121 0.02 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 28,062 0.02 15,06086.33
69 Ceramic products 688 0.00 1,192-42.28
70 Glass and glassware 12,651 0.01 10,95515.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,820 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,366 0.00 202,711-99.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,255,498 4.08 5,433,246-3.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 48,074 0.04 108,539-55.71
75 Nickel and articles thereof 26,010 0.02 152,541-82.95
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,452 0.01 53,197-82.23
79 Zinc and articles thereof 817 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,062 0.01 230,066-96.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 350,262 0.27 48,075628.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 506,602 0.39 629,687-19.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,416,939 19.71 19,373,96831.19
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 23,589,324 18.29 53,331,586-55.77
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 2,452 0.00 2,4002.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 42,637 0.03 50,917-16.26
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 19,328,487-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 23,929,493 18.56 25,148,464-4.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 79 0.00 462-82.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,830 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 732 0.00 8,676-91.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,402 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,224 0.00 5631,005.51
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia