The exclave Kaliningrad Region in North-Western Russia imported 3,800 tons of nuts to $35m — 38% of total Russian imports in 2017 — an became the national nut import leader.
Cashew made up 80% of Kaliningrad’s imports amounting to $28m; Brazil nuts, 11% ($4m); and coconuts, 9% ($3m).
Kaliningrad’s key suppliers last year were Vietnam which accounted for 77% of the exclave region’s imports of nuts (2,000 tons worth $23m); the source of another 19% were Bolivia ($3.6m) and Indonesia ($3m), and the remaining 4% was shared by India, Peru, Mozambique, Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire and Brazil.The second largest Russian importer of nuts was Moscow Region with its 17.5% share in the national total, closely followed by Moscow (16%), Vladimir Region (11.7%), and St. Petersburg (10%).
The exports of perfumes and eau de cologne manufactured in Krasnodar Territory stood at $1.2m in 2017 — more than four hundred (400) times than the previous year.
According to the Russian Federal Customs Service’s official statistics, Russia’s pork exports stood at $62m in 2016/17— a 50% increase on the previous two years.
Tyumen Region exported 41,000 tons of mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) to $37m in 2017 — six times more than the previous year.
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