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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q1 2021

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 first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Singapore was $533,415,296, down 6.88% ($39,392,494) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $412,617,709, down 9.51% ($43,372,651) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $120,797,587, up 3.41% ($3,980,157) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $291,820,122, a 13.96% decrease ($47,352,808) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Singapore was Russia’s 46th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 44th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3451% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4030% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Singapore was Russia’s 40th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 38th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4472% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5125% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Singapore was Russia’s 53rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 55th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1939% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2198% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.67% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (95.58% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.49% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.66% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.49% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (2.21% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $7,762,463;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3,869,704;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,734,235.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $45,393,818;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $7,539,241;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,434,808.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 20,151-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 157 0.00 37,761-99.58
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 220,354-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 35,946 0.01 14,593146.32
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,106 0.00 12,206-33.59
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 748 0.00 981,974-99.92
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 62,859 0.02 13,800355.50
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,308 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 213,751 0.05 345,126-38.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 881 0.00 1,163-24.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23,533 0.01 6,986236.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 145,682 0.04 119,47421.94
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27,372 0.01 206,265-86.73
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 7,750 0.00 333,700-97.68
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 185,102 0.04 2,7116,727.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 390,435,516 94.62 435,829,334-10.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 285,831 0.07 613,134-53.38
29 Organic chemicals 37,483 0.01 7,576,724-99.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,521 0.00 14,223-19.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,947 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,238,827 1.27 1,369,123282.64
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 19,327 0.00 9,99593.37
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1,950-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 107,714 0.03 147,224-26.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 285,236 0.07 228,86524.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 137,740 0.03 136,4840.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 184 0.00 818-77.51
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 26,994 0.01 44,351-39.14
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 286,817 0.07 263,6738.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,234 0.00 789690.11
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 203,466 0.05 84,795139.95
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 32 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 52 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,332 0.00 1,06724.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,627 0.00 3134,180.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,180 0.00 10,906-89.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,743 0.00 9,705-61.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,769 0.00 421320.19
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 161 0.00 225-28.44
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 168,710 0.04 71,255136.77
69 Ceramic products 13,920 0.00 37,374-62.75
70 Glass and glassware 18,141 0.00 29,844-39.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,776,566 0.43 42,3314,096.84
72 Iron and steel 2,447 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 313,912 0.08 972,232-67.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,864 0.00 36,573-94.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 351 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 589,006 0.14 431,53836.49
78 Lead and articles thereof 9,231,857 2.24 1,469,394528.28
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 115,710 0.03 71,48661.86
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 34,540 0.01 1,7501,873.71
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 383 0.00 7,894-95.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,571,803 0.38 3,006,611-47.72
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 344,920 0.08 595,200-42.05
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 0 0.00 33,109-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,516 0.00 86076.28
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 51,000 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 272,093 0.07 489,952-44.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14,044 0.00 7019,962.86
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 859 0.00 5,571-84.58
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 6,353 0.00 19,270-67.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12,544 0.00 7,55566.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,525 0.00 390547.44
SS Classified 252,717 0.06 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 59.45% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (62.85% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.44% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (18.63% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.43% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (8.69% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.81% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (5.20% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.60% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.68% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $10,032,151;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $4,868,206;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,750,707;
  • 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 $3,252,018;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,853,270;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,038,649;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $424,530.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $9,799,226;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $3,880,064;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $3,624,184;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,649,001;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1,596,584;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $829,851;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $514,410;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $411,478.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 31 0.00 712-95.65
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 29,121 0.02 440,599-93.39
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 231 0.00 283-18.37
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 13,746 0.01 19,188-28.36
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,108 0.01 2,859253.55
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,952 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,036,384 0.86 685,65751.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 47,860 0.04 7,078576.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,051,312 4.18 8,675,496-41.77
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 230,636 0.19 100,402129.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 83,573 0.07 183,304-54.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 47,138 0.04 40,83815.43
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 66-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,190,698 1.81 6,070,762-63.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 22,200 0.02 0
29 Organic chemicals 38,281 0.03 552,691-93.07
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,421,965 14.42 7,389,814135.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,118,256 2.58 4,714,840-33.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 648,324 0.54 223,794189.70
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 609,286 0.50 586,8723.82
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 97,879 0.08 24,978291.86
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,119,504 5.07 1,251,298389.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,118,555 5.89 5,265,28535.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,789,749 2.31 1,751,10059.31
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,947 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 1,114-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 40-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 58,511 0.05 888,362-93.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14,604 0.01 39,932-63.43
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 120 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 23-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,450 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 569 0.00 1,259-54.81
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 238-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 35,575 0.03 21,56165.00
69 Ceramic products 1,480 0.00 385284.42
70 Glass and glassware 8,515 0.01 28,525-70.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 190,633 0.16 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 1,724-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,095,633 0.91 3,744,634-70.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 39,913 0.03 92,525-56.86
75 Nickel and articles thereof 59,006 0.05 56,1465.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,853 0.00 58,730-95.14
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 56,562 0.05 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 98,314 0.08 27,724254.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 580,884 0.48 319,96781.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,826,168 11.45 23,625,394-41.48
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 29,990,998 24.83 26,738,98012.16
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 1,338 0.00 2,570-47.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 595,762 0.49 401,14248.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,398,997 22.68 22,648,29020.98
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 314 0.00 1,531-79.49
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 28 0.00 124,358-99.98
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,624 0.00 4,360-16.88
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia