International Trade


Domestic Exports

Refer to exports of Singapore origin. It comprises (i) primary commodities grown or produced in Singapore and (ii) goods which have been transformed, that is, manufactured, assembled or processed in Singapore including those with imported materials or parts.

Merchandise Exports

Refer to all goods taken out of Singapore, except those specified as excluded under the Coverage section. It comprises domestic exports and re-exports.

Exports of Services

The value of cross-border services which are provided by residents to non-residents.

Merchandise Imports

Refer to all goods brought into Singapore, except those specified as excluded under the Coverage section, irrespective of whether they are for consumption, for processing, for use in manufacturing, or for subsequent re-shipment to other countries.

Imports of Services

The value of cross-border services which are provided by non-residents to residents.

Re-Exports

Refers to all goods which are exported from Singapore in the same form as they have been imported (including goods that have undergone minor processing, such as re-packing, splitting into lots, sorting or grading, marking and the like).

Retained Imports

Goods imported and kept in the country for domestic use. See Re-exports.