From January to May, 2018 Russia has imported cigarette lighters in the value of $15.4 mln.
During that period lighter import was 12 times as much as its export ($1.26 mln).
Moscow city has become the leading lighter importer among the Russian regions (75.8%).
Russia has imported mostly non-refillable gas fueled pocket lighters (75%). Refillable gas fueled pocket lighters have accounted for 17%, while other lighters and their parts have accounted for the rest 8%.China has become the largest supplier of lighters to Russia (lighters supplies in the value of $8.92 mln, 57.9% of all Russian import of cigarette lighters). The Netherlands has ranked 2nd ($3.38 mln, 21.9%), France has ranked 3rd ($2.24 mln, 14.5%), and the Philippines has ranked 4th ($0.39 mln, 2.5%).
From January to April, 2019 Orel region’s export to Germany increased by 7% compared to the same period of 2018 and amounted to $5.9 mln.
From January to April, 2019 Pskov region’s export to Spain went up by 1.64 mln. compared to the same period of 2018 and amounted to $1.65 mln.
In 2018 Russia became the world’s largest exporter of fuel elements (cartridges). Its export volume amounted to $981 mln or 44% of world’s fuel element export.
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