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%).
The ministries of agriculture of Iran, Russia and Kazakhstan have concluded a trilateral memorandum of understanding on the issue of wheat trade.
Trade turnover between Russia and Germany increased 8.4% and reached nearly ˆ62 billion ($70 billion) in 2018 compared to previous year.
In 2018 Russia’s meat export amounted to 288.5 thous. t, it is a 21% increase compared to 2017.
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