Russia’s import of dried plums was 116 times as much as its export. Moreover, the import volume increased, while the export volume reduced.
For 11 months of 2018 Russia imported 17.6 thous. tn of dried plums (+48.8%) worth $33.8 mln (+49.2%). Russia’s export of this production amounted to only 228.5 tn (-16.3%) worth $289.4 thous. (-12.7%).
The main dried plums suppliers to Russia included such countries as Chili (44.4%), Argentina (35.7%), Moldova (11.4%), Uzbekistan (6%), Serbia (1.2%) and Armenia (0.8%). This production was exported to Russia by 14 countries.Russia exported dried plums to 10 countries. Among the major importers of Russian dried plums there were Ukraine (39.6%), Belarus (20.7%), Mongolia (17.6%) and Kazakhstan (16.8%).
In 2018 Russia-Norway trade turnover amounted to $1.62 bn, it is a 2.5-fold increase compared to 2017.
In 2018 Russia-Chile trade turnover amounted to $1.18 bn, it is a 31% increase compared to 2017.
According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, in 2018 Russia reduced fresh anchovy import both in terms of value and in terms of volume.
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