Annual International Trade Statistics
Publication date: 2019-05-19
Reporting period: 2002 - 2018
Timeseries: 164 million
Source:UN Comtrade
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Singapore | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2007 - 2018

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Commodities Reporter Partner Trade flow Indicator 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIES Singapore World Exports Value (US$) 299 297 445 859.00 338 175 937 705.00 269 832 461 127.00 351 867 167 059.00 409 503 630 545.00 408 393 019 734.00 410 249 671 134.00 409 768 670 143.00 346 638 023 572.00 338 081 970 453.00 373 254 554 420.00 411 743 293 747.00
Imports Value (US$) 263 154 906 772.00 319 780 296 025.00 245 784 668 235.00 310 791 133 594.00 365 770 490 720.00 379 722 888 523.00 373 015 739 788.00 366 247 321 660.00 296 744 588 534.00 291 908 368 784.00 327 709 713 161.00 370 503 520 526.00

The value of total merchandise exports from Singapore totalled $ 411 billion in 2018. Merchandise exports from Singapore increased by 10.3% compared to 2017. Goods exports grew up by $ 38 billion in 2018 (the value of merchandise exports from Singapore amounted to $373 billion in 2017)

Singapore's exports 2018 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from Singapore in 2018:

  • China with a share of 12.2% (50 billion US$)
  • Hong-Kong with a share of 11.8% (48 billion US$)
  • Malaysia with a share of 10.9% (44 billion US$)
  • Indonesia with a share of 8% (32 billion US$)
  • USA with a share of 7.73% (31 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 4.85% (19.9 billion US$)
  • Other Asia, nes with a share of 4.11% (16.9 billion US$)
  • Korea with a share of 3.8% (15.6 billion US$)
  • Thailand with a share of 3.77% (15.5 billion US$)
  • Australia with a share of 3.07% (12.6 billion US$)

Exports structure from Singapore in 2018 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 31% (128 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 13.3% (55 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 13.1% (54 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 6.42% (26 billion US$): 99 - Commodities not specified according to kind
  • 5.6% (23 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.12% (16.9 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 4.1% (16.8 billion US$): 29 - Organic chemicals
  • 3.88% (16 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 2.03% (8.36 billion US$): 33 - Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
  • 2.02% (8.33 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products

What did Singapore export in 2018?

Singapore's Top Exports in 2018:

  • 20% ($83 billion): 8542 - Electronic integrated circuits and microassemblies.
  • 12.6% ($52 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 2.89% ($11.9 billion): 8411 - Turbo-jets, turbo-propellers and other gas turbines.
  • 2.69% ($11.1 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 2.36% ($9.75 billion): 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 2.32% ($9.56 billion): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 1.82% ($7.51 billion): 8479 - Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
  • 1.81% ($7.49 billion): 8541 - Diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes; mounted piezo-electric crystals.
  • 1.59% ($6.57 billion): 8803 - Parts of goods of heading 88.01 or 88.02.

The value of total merchandise imports to Singapore totalled $ 370 billion in 2018. Merchandise imports to Singapore increased by 13% compared to 2017. Goods imports grew up by $ 42 billion in 2018 (the value of merchandise imports to Singapore was equal to $327 billion in 2017)

Singapore's imports 2018 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of Singapore in 2018:

  • China with a share of 13.3% (49 billion US$)
  • Malaysia with a share of 11.5% (42 billion US$)
  • USA with a share of 11.3% (42 billion US$)
  • Other Asia, nes with a share of 8.47% (31 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 5.97% (22 billion US$)
  • Indonesia with a share of 4.1% (15.2 billion US$)
  • Korea with a share of 3.83% (14.1 billion US$)
  • Saudi Arabia with a share of 3.4% (12.6 billion US$)
  • France with a share of 3.08% (11.4 billion US$)
  • Switzerland with a share of 2.73% (10.1 billion US$)

Imports structure to Singapore in 2018 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 27% (101 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 23% (87 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 13.8% (51 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 5.5% (20 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 3.76% (13.9 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 3.17% (11.7 billion US$): 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 2.36% (8.77 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 1.87% (6.94 billion US$): 29 - Organic chemicals
  • 1.46% (5.42 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 1.39% (5.15 billion US$): 38 - Miscellaneous chemical products

What did Singapore import in 2018?

Singapore's Top Imports in 2018:

  • 17.2% ($63 billion): 8542 - Electronic integrated circuits and microassemblies.
  • 14.6% ($54 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 7.53% ($27 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 3.82% ($14.1 billion): 8411 - Turbo-jets, turbo-propellers and other gas turbines.
  • 3.64% ($13.5 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 2.41% ($8.93 billion): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 2.13% ($7.9 billion): 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 1.94% ($7.21 billion): 8803 - Parts of goods of heading 88.01 or 88.02.
  • 1.69% ($6.28 billion): 8541 - Diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes; mounted piezo-electric crystals.
  • 1.45% ($5.39 billion): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.

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Singapore | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2007 - 2018