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Russian trade with Singapore in 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 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In 2020, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $1,680,509,613, down 41.81% ($1,207,341,203) from 2019.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2020 were $1,154,692,010, down 49.79% ($1,144,907,198) from 2019.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2020 were $525,817,603, down 10.61% ($62,434,005) from 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in 2020 was $628,874,407, a 63.25% decrease ($1,082,473,193) over 2019.

Singapore was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in 2020 (down from 42nd in 2019), accounting for 0.2960% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4332% in 2019).

Singapore was Russia’s 48th largest export market in 2020 (down from 39th in 2019), accounting for 0.3433% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5439% in 2019).

Singapore was Russia’s 51st largest supplier in 2020 (down from 49th in 2019), accounting for 0.2272% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2413% in 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 95.34% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (93.52% in 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.55% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (4.57% in 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.39% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.78% in 2019).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $7,570,149;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $5,133,354;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $4,463,880.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2020 over 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 $1,049,903,719;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $97,664,232;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,798,380.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2020
over 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 77,751 0.01 25,580203.95
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 766,978 0.07 759,9540.92
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 3,283-100.00
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 37,983 0.00 20018,891.50
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 423,107 0.04 103,202309.98
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 62,787 0.01 30,623105.03
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 130,054 0.01 3,4773,640.41
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 990,043 0.09 550,57579.82
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 156,375 0.01 124,62025.48
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,462 0.00 1,83089.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,282,347 0.11 1,428,891-10.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,974 0.00 7,834-23.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 53,313 0.00 43,30623.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 340,776 0.03 171,72698.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 240,096 0.02 112,137114.11
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 911 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 510,832 0.04 1,855,877-72.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 132,134 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,100,699,393 95.32 2,150,603,112-48.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 670,873 0.06 2,094,156-67.96
29 Organic chemicals 7,577,094 0.66 6,945109,001.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 61,179 0.01 145,879-58.06
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 97,664,232-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,726 0.00 31,769-88.27
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,694,498 0.67 3,230,618138.17
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 103,145 0.01 99,5373.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,950 0.00 1810,733.33
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 377,634 0.03 362,9474.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 629,791 0.05 831,987-24.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 738,212 0.06 519,56142.08
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,204 0.00 3,886-69.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 87,675 0.01 348,687-74.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 676,884 0.06 901,380-24.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,612 0.00 4,465204.86
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 251,878-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 119,565 0.01 425,002-71.87
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 15-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 227 0.00 257-11.67
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 11,528 0.00 3,026280.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,234 0.00 1,80279.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,929 0.00 6,47268.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 20,503 0.00 28,577-28.25
65 Headgear and parts thereof 624 0.00 62906.45
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 225 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 173,517 0.02 181,379-4.33
69 Ceramic products 47,919 0.00 89,865-46.68
70 Glass and glassware 85,876 0.01 72,77718.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,049,094 0.26 4,696,663-35.08
72 Iron and steel 50,206 0.00 3,084,446-98.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,783,313 0.33 4,628,421-18.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 63,928 0.01 6,484885.93
75 Nickel and articles thereof 158,243 0.01 19,797699.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,946,022 0.17 4,701,383-58.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 9,479,600 0.82 4,346,246118.11
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 86,183 0.01 814,514-89.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 404,864 0.04 326,94123.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 21,360 0.00 9822,075.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,974,019 0.34 7,772,399-48.87
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 2,659,215 0.23 2,762,949-3.75
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 333,939 0.03 210,20958.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,659 0.00 53,367-87.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 500,181 0.04 681,437-26.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,944,900 0.26 2,020,15945.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 86,163 0.01 24,962245.18
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15,103 0.00 13,8119.35
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 20,580 0.00 193,423-89.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,569 0.00 13,74027.87
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,643 0.00 8,607-80.91
SS Classified 62,480 0.01 75 078-16.78

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 59.18% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (67.23% in 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.60% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (21.56% in 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.78% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (4.87% in 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.00% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (2.25% in 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.97% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.75% in 2019).

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $18,789,135;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,471,841;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $7,827,214;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,981,606;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $4,396,442;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,703,847.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2020 over 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 $78,397,728;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $21,136,405;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $5,891,849;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $4,597,636.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2020
over 2019
01 Live animals 820 0.00 2,378-65.52
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 477,731 0.09 1,026,525-53.46
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 838 0.00 1,771-52.68
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 40,960 0.01 65,178-37.16
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 71,183 0.01 133,759-46.78
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 5,131,716 0.98 5,997,289-14.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 112,205 0.02 114,625-2.11
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 39,202,256 7.46 20,413,12192.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 373,983 0.07 474,516-21.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 501,261 0.10 281,04378.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 215,881 0.04 149,18144.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,271 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 137 0.00 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 51,454-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 21,021,406 4.00 13,194,19259.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 311,609 0.06 159,82394.97
29 Organic chemicals 3,462,432 0.66 9,354,281-62.99
30 Pharmaceutical products 52,815,039 10.04 51,838,5871.88
31 Fertilizers 19 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14,372,178 2.73 18,969,814-24.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,483,385 0.66 779,538346.85
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 3,038,227 0.58 2,766,0359.84
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 152,686 0.03 550,794-72.28
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 11,599-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,038,043 2.67 9,641,60145.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27,319,327 5.20 28,052,990-2.62
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,075,117 0.97 4,726,4867.38
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,078 0.00 2,10646.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 181,051 0.03 12,8481,309.18
45 Cork and articles of cork 69 0.00 690.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,256,593 0.24 830,89751.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 89,962 0.02 162,923-44.78
54 Man-made filaments 63,228 0.01 11,701440.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 73,498 0.01 178,517-58.83
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 333 0.00 1,632-79.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,399 0.00 17,580-92.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 2,532-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,916 0.00 15,445-68.17
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 238 0.00 250-4.80
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 38,038 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 109,907 0.02 104,2645.41
69 Ceramic products 48,958 0.01 9,163434.30
70 Glass and glassware 75,917 0.01 47,08661.23
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 39,064 0.01 347,162-88.75
72 Iron and steel 266,054 0.05 409,738-35.07
73 Articles of iron or steel 17,506,276 3.33 16,105,0528.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 277,278 0.05 438,315-36.74
75 Nickel and articles thereof 334,043 0.06 590,459-43.43
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 83,851 0.02 413,147-79.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 14,106-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 962 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 261,694 0.05 585,579-55.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 459,673 0.09 1,248,194-63.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,659,655 0.32 2,244,616-26.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 100,257,992 19.07 91,786,1519.23
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 107,472,946 20.44 185,870,674-42.18
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 207,427 0.04 5,6853,548.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 803,320 0.15 1,201,994-33.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 21,136,405-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 102,462,137 19.49 95,480,5317.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,680 0.00 2,898-7.52
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6,739 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 133,904 0.03 103,12529.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 248,286 0.05 61,772301.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 140,792 0.03 7,6871,731.56
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