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Russia Reduced Potato Export

From January to November, 2018 Russia’s potato export decreased by 28% and stood at $13.9 mln with a total weight of 132.605 thous. tn. Russia’s import of this product was 14.7 times as much as its export. For this period the country imported 550.537 thous. tn of potato for the total amount of $204.4 mln. Potato import volume and value remained almost the same as in 2017. Russia exported potato ...

Modified: 23.01.2019
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Argentina, Brazil and Belarus Are Largest Blue Cheese Suppliers To Russia

For the first 11 months of 2018 Russia’s blue cheese import increased by 14% in terms of value and by 19% in terms of volume and amounted to $15.11 mln with a total weight of 2161 tn. Russia imported Gorgonzola blue cheese from Brazil, Roquefort cheese from Belarus, other blue cheeses from Argentina, Belarus,...

Modified: 22.01.2019
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Russia’s Sturgeon Caviar Import Is Twice As Much As Its Export

For the first 11 months of 2018 Russia’s sturgeon caviar import value exceeded its export by 114%. Russia imported 19.153 tn of caviar worth $4.25 mln, but exported only 6.934 tn of this product for the total amount of $1.99 mln. Caviar was imported from China, Italy, Armenia, Belarus, Uruguay, France and ...

Modified: 22.01.2019
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Who Imports Russian Timber Sleepers

Russia’s export of timber sleepers for railway or tramway exceeded its import by 144%. For the first 11 months of 2018 Russia’s export of this production reached $7.6 mln (+6%), while its import amounted to $3.1 mln. Russian Timber Sleepers were exported to 15 countries, including Kazakhstan (51.6%), Ukraine (19....

Modified: 22.01.2019
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Russia’s Woolen Sweater Import Greatly Exceeds Export

... to November, 2018 Russia’s export of woolen sweaters and pullovers containing at least 50% of wool amounted to $810.6 thous. (a 3.5-fold increase). Nevertheless, Russia’s woolen sweaters and pullovers export volume was 4 times as little as its import of this production ($3.205 mln). Woolen sweaters and pullovers were imported to Russia from 38 countries, including Italy (57.3%), China (20.7%), Armenia (6.2%), Belarus (3.6%), Turkey (3.4%), Bangladesh (2.1%), Romania (1.7%), France (1.1%), Tunisia ...

Modified: 21.01.2019
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Costa-Rica Is The Leading Pineapple Supplier To Russia

... thous. tn of pineapples worth $35.9 mln and thus increased its pineapple export both in terms of value (+36%) and in terms of volume (+34%) compared to the same period of 2017. Fresh pineapples from Costa-Rica accounted for 91.7% of all Russia’s import of this production. Besides, Russia imported pineapples from China (4.5%), the Philippines (1.1%), Thailand (0.7%), Columbia (0.5%), Mauritius (0.5%), Cameroon (0.3%), Ecuador (0.3%), Vietnam (0.1%), Panama (0.1%), the Dominican Republic (0.1%) ...

Modified: 21.01.2019
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Russia Expanded Import From Far-Abroad Countries

In 2018 Russia’s import of goods from the far-abroad countries amounted to $211.96 bn and increased by 4.6% compared to 2017. But in December this figure went down by 8.3% compared to December 2017. Namely, there was a reduction in supplies of machinery (-15.4%), pharmaceuticals ...

Modified: 21.01.2019
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Russia Expanded Skiing Suit Import

For the first 11 months of 2018 Russia’s skiing suit import had a 2.4-fold increase and amounted to $4.2 mln. Russia’s skiing suit import was 44 times as much as its export of this good ($93.97 thous.). Russia imported skiing suit from 16 countries, including China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Italy, France,...

Modified: 18.01.2019
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Russia’s Import From Georgia Increased

From January to November, 2018 Russia-Georgia stood at $1.23 bn and rose by 28% compared to the same period of 2017. Russia’s export to Georgia amounted to $885.45 mln (+41.8%) and was 2.6 times as much as its import from Georgia. Georgia’s export to Russia amounted to $344.61 mln (+1.3%). Russia exported to Georgia mostly mineral fuel, oil and its products (22%), secret code goods (14%), cereals (11%), electrical machinery, equipment and spare parts (7%). ...

Modified: 18.01.2019
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Finland Imported Kaluga Ski Worth $520 thous.

From January to November, 2018 Kaluga Region became the largest ski exporter among Russian regions. Kaluga’s export stood at $628 thous. (+50%) and accounted for 62% of all national ski export. Finland became the top importer of Kaluga’s ski. This country imported ski worth $520 thous. and thus increased its import volume by 51%. Besides, ski from Kaluga were exported to the Czech Republic ($91 thous., +110%) and Belarus ($17 thous., –4%).

Modified: 16.01.2019
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Russia’s Import Of Champagne Before Holidays

In November Russia imported champagne for the total amount of $7.6 mln that constituted 20% of all Russian champagne import during 11 months of 2018. From January to November, 2018 Russia imported champagne worth $39.2 mln, it is a 17% increase compared to the same period ...

Modified: 16.01.2019
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Russia’s Import of Tangerines Gathers Speed

From January to November, 2018 Russia imported 384 thous. tn of tangerines for the total amount of $286 mln. One third of this amount was imported in October. The major importers of tangerine to Russia became Turkey (36%), Pakistan (18%), China (15%) and Morocco (11%). During this period ...

Modified: 15.01.2019
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Germany’s Demand On Russian New Year and Christmas Toys Increases

From January to November, 2018 Russia’s export of New Year and Christmas toys to Germany reached $229 thous. and increased by 9% compared to the same period of 2017. Vladimir and Nizhniy Novgorod regions became the largest Russian exporters of this production to Germany and accounted for 97% of all New Year and Christmas toys exported from Russia to this country.

Modified: 15.01.2019
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Fish and Fish Products Export Increased in 2018

... Russia’s export in this category. Frozen Alaska pollack export stood at 669.7 thous. tn and decreased by 11.6% compared to the same period of 2017, while frozen herring export increased by 2.1% to 180.7 thous. tn. From January to November fish products import reached 532.6 thous. tn and thus increased by 1%, including prepared or preserved fish products (93 thous. tn, +26%), fresh or chilled fish (32 thous. tn, +14%), crustaceans, mollusks and other invertebrates (55.3 thous. tn, +4.7%), fish fillets ...

Modified: 14.01.2019
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Moldovan fruit, vegetables and wine

Russia has removed import taxes on a number of goods coming from Moldova. From January 1, Moldovan producers have once again been able to export fruit and vegetables and wine to Russia. "This will contribute to a significant increase in Moldovan exports to the Russian ...

Modified: 14.01.2019
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Russia-China Trade Turnover Exceeded $100 bn in 2018

As of mid-December, 2018 Russia-China trade turnover exceeded $100 bn. According to official representative of Chinese Ministry of Commerce Gao Fen, this is a historical record high. He also added that Russia ranks first among China’s trade partners for trade turnover growth dynamics.

Modified: 11.01.2019
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Belarus Imported 5 Tones Of Hazelnut From Zabaikal Territory

According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, in 2016 and 2017 there was no hazelnut export from Zabaikal Region. But for the first seven months of 2018 the region has exported 5 tn of hazelnut for the total amount of $77.27 thous. All this volume has been supplied to Belarus. Zabaikal Region has accounted for 16% of all Russia's hazelnut export and become the second largest exporter of this production after Vladimir Region (63%). In total hazelnut has been exported by twelve Russian regions...

Modified: 22.10.2018
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Ukraine Increased Cigarettes Import From Rostov Region

From January to July, 2018 Rostov Region has exported to Ukraine cigarettes worth $46.8 mln, it is a 21% increase compared to the same period of the previous year. Rostov Region has exported cigarettes in the value of $75.7 mln and become the largest cigarettes exporter among Russian regions. This region has accounted for 43% of all national cigarettes export ($174.2 mln). St. Petersburg has ranked 2 nd (35%) and Volgograd Region has ranked 3 rd (11%).  For the first seven months of 2018 Rostov...

Modified: 03.10.2018
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Export of Canned Champignons to Russia Goes Up

For the first six months of 2018 Russia has imported more than 14 thous. tn of canned champignons worth $11.9 mln, it is a 23% increase compared to the same period of 2017. The major supplier of canned champignons has become China that has accounted for 92% of all Russia’s import of this ...

Modified: 03.10.2018
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Fresh Melons on Russia’s Tables

For the first seven months of 2018 Russia has imported almost 7 thous. fresh melons worth $6.55 mln, it is a 2% decrease in terms of value and a 17% decrease in terms of volume compared to the same period of 2017. The largest exporters of fresh melons to Russia are the Islamic Republic of Iran (21%,...

Modified: 01.10.2018
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Russia’s Demand on Ballpoint Pens Increases

According to the Federal Custom Service, for the first six months of 2018 Russia has imported ballpoint pens worth $30 mln, it is a 23% increase compared to the same period of the previous year. On the other hand, Russia’s ballpoint pens export has showed negative trend (-39%) and amounted to $1.12 mln, it is 27 times as little ...

Modified: 01.10.2018
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Russia Increased Mannequin Export

From January to July, 2018 Russia’s export of mannequins has stood at $547.351 thous. and thus increased by 26% compared to the same period of the previous year. Russia has exported mannequins to more than 20 countries. The largest importers of Russian mannequins are Kazakhstan (41.2%) and Belarus (39.6%), while Ukraine and the Czech Republic account for 6.8% and 5.7% respectively. Russia’s mannequins import ($7.1 mln) is 13 times as much as its export. Russia has imported ...

Modified: 01.10.2018
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Russia-Hungary Trade Turnover Increased By 30%

According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, trade between the two countries grew by 30% to $5.5 bn in 2017. Relations have seen a marked progress in finance, agriculture, health care and energy. Hungary will buy 4.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Russia in 2019. “We are now working towards an agreement for 2020, to ensure the gas supply of the Hungarian industry and people,” Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó said. 

Modified: 18.09.2018
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Vietnam and Russia Boost Bilateral Trade

... for the first seven months of 2018 Russia-Vietnam trade turnover has amounted to $2.67 bn, it is a 34.2% increase compared to the same period of the previous year. Vietnam’s export to Russia has increased by 21% and reached $1.47 bn, while its import from Russia has grown by 55% and stood at $1.2 bn. Wheat is the main export good of Russia. For the first seven months of 2018 Vietnam has imported Russian wheat worth $358 mln, it is 32 times as much as compared to the same period of 2017. This ...

Modified: 13.09.2018
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Russia Increased Passenger Cars Import

The Federal Custom Service reported that for the seven months of 2018 Russia has imported 162.4 thous. passenger cars. Thus import of passenger cars in physical terms has increased by 19%. Export value has stood at $4.03 bn, it is a 12% increase compared to the same period of the previous year. At the same time physical supplies ...

Modified: 12.09.2018
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Russia’s Export and Import Of Metals Go Up

... volume of cast iron (+32.1%), copper and copper alloys (+20%), semi-finished products of iron or non-alloy steel (+14.8%), aluminum (+12.7%). At the same time export of flat-rolled iron and non-alloy steel in physical terms has decreased by 10.5%. As for imports, for the first seven months of 2018 metals and articles thereof have accounted for 7.3% of all import compared to 7.1% in the same period of 2017. The share of these products in the import structure has been 5.9% for the far-abroad countries (the ...

Modified: 12.09.2018
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Russia-China Trade Turnover Increased By 25.7%

... Administration of Customs, for the first eight months of 2018 Russia-China trade turnover has amounted to $67.5061 bn, it is a 25.7% increase compared to the same period of 2017. Export of Chinese goods to Russia has grown by 13.5% to $31.1645 bn, while import of Russian goods to China has reached $36.3416 bn (+38.5%). In August bilateral trade turnover has stood at $9.1311 bn, namely China’s export to Russia has reached $4.2699 bn, while Russia’s export to China has amounted to $4.8612 bn.

Modified: 12.09.2018
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Russia Increased Export By 27.9% And Import By 11.8%

According to the Federal Custom Service, for seven months of 2018 Russia’s foreign trade turnover has increased by 21.7% compared to January-July of 2017 and amounted to $386.1 bn. Russia’s import has amounted to $136.9 bn, it is a 11.8% annualized growth. The main share of import (46.8%) has been constituted by machinery and equipment (-0.6% compared to January-July of 2017). It is reported that for this period import of food products and ...

Modified: 11.09.2018
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Top 3 Countries Exporting Buckwheat

... exported buckwheat for a total amount of $16.5 mln having increased its export value by 8%. The US export stood at $16.1 mln and decreased by 19%. Russia almost doubled its buckwheat export from $8 mln in 2016 to $15.7 mln in 2017. The largest buckwheat importers were Japan (31.8%), Italy (7.1%) and the USA (6.5%).

Modified: 06.09.2018
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Largest Importers of Russian Grain

Egypt continues to lead in import of Russian wheat in this agricultural year. From 1 July to 28 August Egypt has imported 1.4 mln tn of wheat, it is a 8% increase compared to the same period of the previous year. According to the Grain Quality Assessment Center, Egypt has accounted ...

Modified: 05.09.2018
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Ukraine Increased Import Of Russian Goods Almost By 26%

In the first half of 2018 Russian goods import has amounted to $3.7 bn and increased by 25.7% compared to the same period of the previous year. Ukraine has become the largest importer of Russian pharmaceutical products ($60.6 mln). These products include drugs, donated blood, antiserum, veterinary ...

Modified: 05.09.2018
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Restrictions Imposed On Ruminants Imported from Bulgaria

As from August 29, 2018 Rosselkhoznadzor has imposed temporary restrictions on import of small ruminant animals and raw products thereof from Bulgaria. The restrictions have been caused by the deterioration of epizootic situation, namely by the outbreak of ovine rinderpest (PPR) in Bulgaria. Temporary restrictions have been imposed ...

Modified: 04.09.2018
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Trade between Russia and Vietnam has risen by 32%

In the first four months of 2018, the export-import turnover between the two countries reached $1.43 billion (31.83% over the same period of 2017), in which Vietnam’s exports to and imports from Russia stood around $756 million (up 23.54%), and $681 million (up 42.5%) respectively. Vietnam mainly ...

Modified: 04.09.2018
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Russia’s Foreign Trade Turnover Increased By 22% in First Half of 2018

According to the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, for the first half of 2018 Russia’s foreign trade turnover has stood at $328.7 bn, it is a 21.7% increase compared to the same period of 2017. Export has grown by 26.7% to $213.3 bn, while import has increased by 13.5% to $115.4 bn. As for Russia’s foreign trade geography, the EU holds a prominent place and accounts for 43.8% of Russia’s foreign trade ($144 bn in the first half of 2018). Russia-EU trade turnover has increased by 21....

Modified: 03.09.2018
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Russia’s Six-Months Export Increased by 26.5%, Its Import – by 13.6%

... terms of value and by 3.4% in terms of volume. Among these goods the export volume of kerosene, bituminous coal, natural gas and motor gasoline has increased, while the export volume of liquid fuel, electric power and coke has decreased. Russia’s import has stood at $116.3 bn. As in the previous year, the major part of Russia’s import (46.9%) has been constituted by machinery and equipment. Passenger cars import has grown by 22.6% in terms of volume, while import volume of lorries has decreased ...

Modified: 10.08.2018
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Russia’s Import of Canned Corn Exceeds Its Export By Far

For the first five months of 2018 Russia has imported almost 106.279 tn of canned corn worth $107.8 thous. Russia’s export of canned corn has been 40 times less than its import in terms of volume and 20 times less than its import in terms of value (namely, it has amounted to 2.775 tn of ...

Modified: 06.08.2018
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Russia Increased Pineapple Import from Costa Rica

... pineapples worth almost $18 mln, it is a 41% increase in terms of value compared to the same period of 2017. Costa Rica is the main exporter of fresh pineapples to Russia and provides 89.5% of all the pineapples exported to our country. Besides, Russia imports pineapples from China (6.3%), Philippines (1.2%), Columbia (0.8%), Thailand (0.8%), Cameroon (0.5%), Mauritius (0.4%), Vietnam (0.13%), Dominican Republic (0.11%), Ghana (0.11%) and other countries.

Modified: 03.08.2018
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Russia Decreased Import of Live Bees

According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, from January to May, 2018 Russia’s import of live bees has amounted to $1.3 mln, it is a 37% decrease compared to the same period of 2017. Russia’s import of live bees is almost 5 times as much as its export. Russia imports mostly honey bees (73.3%). As for the geographic structure ...

Modified: 01.08.2018
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Primorye Territory Increased Import of Roller-Skates

For the first five months of 2018 Primorye Territory has imported 34,223 roller-skates pairs worth $521 thous. and thus increased the import both in terms of value (by 80%) and in terms of volume (by 78% or by almost 15 thous. pairs) compared to the same period of 2017. Roller-skates have been imported mostly ...

Modified: 31.07.2018
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Mexican Raspberry on Russia’s Tables

In 2017 Russia’s import of fresh raspberry amounted to $4.5 mln and was 739 times as much as its export amounted to $6 thous. Mexico became the main exporter of fresh raspberry to Russia in terms of value (50.4% of Russia’s import). Mexico exported 366 tn of raspberry ...

Modified: 26.07.2018
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Fine Silversmiths

For the first five months of 2018 Russia has exported silverware valued at $502 thous. Russia’s silverware export is less than its import by 74%. Main Russian exporters of silverware are Kostroma region (supplies worth $140 thous. accounted for 28% of national silverware export), Vladimir Region ($98 thous., 19.5$) and the Republic of Dagestan ($95 thous., 19%). The largest importers ...

Modified: 25.07.2018
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Playing Guitar Around Camp Fire

From January to May, 2018 Russia has imported 150975 guitars valued at $4.74 mln, while its export has been 47 times lower, namely 2119 guitars valued $101.49 mln. The main part of Russian guitars export (99%) has come to Belarus (1339 guitars valued at $59 thous.), Kazakhstan (622 guitars ...

Modified: 23.07.2018
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Three Thousand Music Boxes From Russia

In 2017 Russia exported 3286 music boxes in the value of $21 thous. and ranked 28th in the world for export of this product. Russia’s import of music box ($294 thous.) exceeded 14 times its export. This product was exported to such countries as Kazakhstan, the USA, Belarus, the United Kingdom, France, Armenia, Tajikistan and other countries. China became the largest exporter of music ...

Modified: 20.07.2018
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Import of Second Hand Clothes from Europe Grew by 27%

In 2017 Russia imported worn clothing and other worn textile articles with a total weight of 45 thous. tn and a total value of $149 mln. The import volume of this production increased by 27% compared to 2016. The main part of second hand clothes (78.4%) was imported ...

Modified: 18.07.2018
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Russia’s Trade Turnover Increases

In the first quarter of 2018 Russia’s trade turnover has grown by 22% compared to the same period of the last year and amounted to $157.6 bn. In the turnover structure Russia's export was almost twice as large at its import. Country’s export stood at $103.02 bn and increased by 23% compared to the same period of 2017. Russia’s import amounted to $54.6 bn and grew by 20%. The main Russia’s export commodities remained traditional: mineral fuel, oil and its products,...

Modified: 18.07.2018
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Russia’s Planting Potatoes Import Larger Than Export

According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, in 2017 Russia’s import of planting potatoes amounted to $16.63 mln with the total weight of 27.8 thous. tn. The import volume was 4 times larger than the export one. In 2017 Russia’s import of planting potatoes increased both in terms of value and in terms of ...

Modified: 17.07.2018
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Russia’s Import of Beer Doubled

... the top 5 suppliers of this beverage to Russia were: · Germany ($64.6 mln); · the Czech Republic ($23.8 mln); · Belgium ($20.8 mln); · Belarus ($13.5 mln); · Ireland ($13.3 mln). These countries accounted for 69.8% of all Russia’s beer import. In the first quarter of 2018 the value of Russia’s beer import has stood at $53.8 mln. The main beer suppliers remain the same as in 2017.

Modified: 06.07.2018
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22.01.2019 Argentina, Brazil and Belarus Are Largest Blue Cheese Suppliers To Russia

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