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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q2 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 second quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Singapore totaled $696,573,298, up 108.72% ($362,830,385) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $579,936,707, up 175.57% ($369,483,898) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 were $116,636,591, down 5.40% ($6,653,513) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $463,300,116, a 431.53% increase ($376,137,411) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Singapore was Russia’s 46th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 56th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3681% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2735% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Singapore was Russia’s 38th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 52nd in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.5042% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3010% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Singapore was Russia’s 61st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 51st in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1572% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2367% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 87.69% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (95.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.09% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (2.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (0.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.53% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $306,910,928;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $7,417,762;
  • 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 $3,277,639;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2,387,299.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
01 Live animals 9,667 0.00 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 13,043 0.00 4,374198.19
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,279 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17,740 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,429 0.00 222543.69
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28,634 0.00 5874,778.02
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 26,551-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24,482 0.00 26,880-8.92
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 806-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 1,003-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 27,615 0.00 47,556-41.93
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,826 0.00 3,343-45.38
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 580,717 0.10 217,514166.98
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 28,530 0.00 2,959864.18
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,711 0.00 24,255-88.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 215,770 0.04 72,369198.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 12,812-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 176,412-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 614,740 0.11 182337,669.23
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 507,928,882 87.58 201,017,954152.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 16,150 0.00 5,911173.22
29 Organic chemicals 41,374 0.01 37011,082.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,550 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 431 0.00 1,856-76.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,089,438 0.36 2,376,349-12.07
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 73,789 0.01 43,27070.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 683 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 197,358 0.03 65,264202.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 390,934 0.07 140,825177.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 239,103 0.04 90,792163.35
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,012 0.00 1521,881.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,781 0.00 38,907-51.73
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 123,827 0.02 161,548-23.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 50 0.00 661-92.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 218,939 0.04 54939,779.60
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 44 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 98 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,214 0.00 307946.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 769 0.00 60028.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,882 0.00 1413,342.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,302 0.00 1398,750.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 139,187 0.02 49,892178.98
69 Ceramic products 361 0.00 8,553-95.78
70 Glass and glassware 22,447 0.00 50,073-55.17
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,294,893 0.57 17,25418,996.40
72 Iron and steel 20 0.00 3,711-99.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 174,201 0.03 296,030-41.15
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,748-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 21,384-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,035,643 0.18 908,58713.98
78 Lead and articles thereof 10,474,855 1.81 3,057,093242.64
80 Tin and articles thereof 3,499 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,678 0.00 3,37298.04
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 405,237 0.07 182,179122.44
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,588 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,806,289 0.31 109,2271,553.70
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 913,547 0.16 604,36951.16
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 0 0.00 57,128-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 392,071 0.07 3,15812,315.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,387,299 0.41 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 368,281 0.06 505,787-27.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 36,867 0.01 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,525 0.00 3,408-25.91
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 1,493 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 22,888 0.00 5,562311.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 45 0.00 14,400.00
SS Classified 45,500,000 7.85 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.16% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (53.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 36.07% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (21.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.94% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (10.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.42% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (6.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.87% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (7.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 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 $7,972,160;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3,955,029;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,764,080;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,948,914;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,892,644;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,278,214;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,087,720;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $507,788;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $426,884.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $7,949,057;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $7,652,409;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6,644,020;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,315,963;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,905,355.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
01 Live animals 194 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 21,158 0.02 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 509 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 16,174 0.01 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 412-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,000 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 388,125 0.33 2,293,480-83.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 49,017 0.04 19,147156.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,515,405 2.16 10,464,462-75.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 98,449 0.08 76,14229.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 339,600 0.29 204,58565.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,632-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 256 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,014,019 0.87 8,666,428-88.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 109,334 0.09 123,951-11.79
29 Organic chemicals 109,276 0.09 107,1112.02
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,729,059 15.20 13,964,97926.95
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,640,946 3.12 1,748,302108.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,775,235 1.52 687,515158.21
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 1,089,194 0.93 865,28825.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 78,881 0.07 43,68080.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,528,395 5.60 2,573,366153.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,195,290 7.88 6,246,37647.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,811,205 1.55 532,991239.82
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,320 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,359 0.00 423,135.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 242,651 0.21 1,81013,306.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 40,049 0.03 232,421-82.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 41,418 0.04 6,457541.44
54 Man-made filaments 429 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 65,065 0.06 69,455-6.32
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 197 0.00 44,825.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 43,035 0.04 15028,590.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,484 0.00 1,30989.76
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 16,917-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 46,501 0.04 17,138171.33
69 Ceramic products 14,408 0.01 45,847-68.57
70 Glass and glassware 10,678 0.01 18,353-41.82
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 36,548 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 403 0.00 262,964-99.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 667,879 0.57 7,311,899-90.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 55,972 0.05 94,182-40.57
75 Nickel and articles thereof 37,019 0.03 172,573-78.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,251 0.00 9,252-43.24
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 46-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 254,564-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 40,857 0.04 57,222-28.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 849,596 0.73 341,808148.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,619,752 9.96 17,935,715-35.21
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 34,308,421 29.41 26,336,26130.27
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 4,853 0.00 201,128-97.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 754,697 0.65 327,813130.22
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,145,364 18.13 20,940,8220.98
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 81-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 2,909-100.00
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 77,686 0.07 3,7201,988.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,116 0.01 5,46012.01
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,862 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 935-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia