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Russian trade in goods with Singapore in Q3 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 third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Singapore

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Singapore totaled $481,188,111, up 67.24% ($193,471,264) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $317,608,122, up 100.05% ($158,847,399) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $163,579,989, up 26.85% ($34,623,865) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $154,028,133, a 416.79% increase ($124,223,534) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Singapore was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 59th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2308% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2107% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Singapore was Russia’s 57th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 58th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2381% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2018% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Singapore was Russia’s 52nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 54th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2179% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2227% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Singapore

The major share of Russian exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 80.09% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (94.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.50% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.00% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.31% of Russia’s total exports to Singapore (1.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $104,075,371;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12,517,580;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $9,652,875;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $7,090,940;
  • 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 $2,143,250;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $1,197,096.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 20,537-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 766,978-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 22,500 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 91 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 193 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 21,642-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 33,031 0.01 8,400293.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,129 0.00 7,06629.20
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 48,754 0.02 62,917-22.51
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 350 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 470,881 0.15 66,528607.79
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 82,823 0.03 43618,896.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 129 0.00 10,856-98.81
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 177,720 0.06 53,937229.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 48,951 0.02 32514,961.85
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,471 0.00 911281.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,875 0.00 720577.08
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 760,943 0.24 74,620919.76
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 253,620,224 79.85 149,544,85369.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,211,389 0.38 14,2938,375.40
29 Organic chemicals 67,744 0.02 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 19,602 0.01 43,820-55.27
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,119 0.00 1,870387.65
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,094,370 0.66 1,642,92827.48
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 282,677 0.09 15,9281,674.72
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 744 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 200,395 0.06 127,67256.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 160,010 0.05 115,59738.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 122,178 0.04 107,13714.04
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 311 0.00 39697.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 223,107 0.07 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 394,717 0.12 101,386289.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 557 0.00 113392.92
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 35 0.00 39-10.26
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 44 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 49 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 622 0.00 401,455.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,105 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 715 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,332 0.00 2,81589.41
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 26-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 180,420 0.06 16,1761,015.36
69 Ceramic products 3,310 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 17,952 0.01 5,599220.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,143,250 0.67 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 2,095-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 576,130 0.18 1,054,479-45.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 217 0.00 24,160-99.10
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7,695 0.00 100,553-92.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 651,593 0.21 472,88237.79
78 Lead and articles thereof 8,174,249 2.57 1,083,309654.56
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 16,155 0.01 9,72866.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 117,491 0.04 129,124-9.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 7,502-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,029,140 4.10 511,5602,446.94
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 447,827 0.14 843,281-46.89
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 84,000-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,600 0.00 2,641-39.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 9,652,875 3.04 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 683,248 0.22 1,523,668-55.16
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 71,893-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11,363 0.00 2,500354.52
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 60,772 0.02 9675,144.44
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,323 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15,826 0.00 1,1351,294.36
SS Classified 21,717,793 6.84 0

Russia’s Imports from Singapore

The major share of Russian imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.57% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (56.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.28% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (24.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.00% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (10.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.67% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (4.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.28% of Russia’s total imports from Singapore (3.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $28,157,415;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $15,026,010;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,590,354;
  • 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 $2,209,414;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,184,849;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,270,810;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $942,856;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $891,486.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $5,659,344;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,390,718;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $4,180,954;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,724,652;
  • 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) - a decrease of $501,028.
Russia’s imports from Singapore in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 1,123 0.00 274,059.26
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 21,445 0.01 17,32823.76
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 20 0.00 239-91.63
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,263 0.01 9,45050.93
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 34,305 0.02 43,745-21.58
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,213 0.01 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 13,651 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,797,839 1.10 906,35398.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 26,575 0.02 35,934-26.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 7,622,872 4.66 11,803,826-35.42
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 166,465 0.10 84,17697.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 103,739 0.06 113,372-8.50
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 963 0.00 111,854-99.14
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 25,271-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 456,460 0.28 4,847,178-90.58
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 16,245-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 290,860 0.18 458,962-36.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 16,652,015 10.18 14,467,16615.10
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,790,325 2.32 4,201,862-9.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,299,208 0.79 1,398,910-7.13
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 510,664 0.31 1,011,692-49.52
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 145,129 0.09 84,02872.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,309,966 9.97 1,283,9561,170.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,239,321 6.26 7,648,96733.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,936,950 1.18 994,09494.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,085 0.00 1,430-24.13
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 73 0.00 54,695-99.87
45 Cork and articles of cork 77 0.00 26196.15
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 41,136 0.03 39,0505.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 39,014 0.02 11,203248.25
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 11,469-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12,638 0.01 3,987216.98
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,013 0.00 306231.05
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,296 0.00 701,751.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 35 0.00 1,656-97.89
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 21,121-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 123,408 0.08 28,062339.77
69 Ceramic products 9,144 0.01 6881,229.07
70 Glass and glassware 37,184 0.02 12,651193.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11,569 0.01 4,820140.02
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 1,366-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,530,846 0.94 5,255,498-70.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 66,994 0.04 48,07439.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 28,544 0.02 26,0109.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,369 0.01 9,4529.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 453 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 817-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 114 0.00 7,062-98.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 747,164 0.46 350,262113.32
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 345,369 0.21 506,602-31.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 19,757,595 12.08 25,416,939-22.27
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 25,798,738 15.77 23,589,3249.37
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 2,452-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 160,649 0.10 42,637276.78
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 28,157,415 17.21 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,200,303 15.41 23,929,4935.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 79-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 3,830-100.00
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 29,630 0.02 7323,947.81
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 3,402-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 24,763 0.02 6,224297.86
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia