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Ukraine Increases Imports of Russian Scrap Paper

According to the Russian Federal Customs Service’s official statistics, Russia exported 60,500 tons of scrap paper worth $12.3m in the first three month of 2018 — more than three times than in January-March 2017. The key importer of Russian scrap paper was Ukraine, which imported 36,300 tons to $7.4m (double on last year), accounting for 60% of the Russian exports. Other importers of Russian scrap paper include Finland, which imported 9,000 tons to $1.7 (14% of Russia’s total exports) during...

Modified: 30.05.2018
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Russia Imports More Silks

... Russia imported largely (78%) fabrics containing not less than 85% silk threads; silk noil stripes made 17% of the total, while natural silks made 5%. Russia’s key silk textile suppliers were Italy, which accounted for 31% of Russia’s total imports in 2017, closely followed by Kazakhstan (29%), the traditional China (28%), and, by a large margin, the United Kingdom, India, Germany, Switzerland, Belarus, France, Belgium and the United States. The biggest silk consumers among the Russian regions ...

Modified: 30.05.2018
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Russian Pharma Imports Show Growth

Russia’s pharmaceutical imports stood at $10.8bn in 2017 — a 22% climb on the previous year. Imports consisted largely (77.5%) of retail-ready therapeuticals and prophylactics, worth $8.4bn, followed by blood and blood fractions for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes, immunity ...

Modified: 29.05.2018
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Russia increases White Chocolate Imports

Russia imported white chocolate to $16.3m in 2017 — $1m up from the previous year and a $6m leap on 2015. Russia’s key suppliers of white chocolate are Germany (which accounted for 29% of Russian imports), Belgium (23%), the United Kingdom (14%), Italy (12%), France (7%), Switzerland (6%), Moldova (2%), Poland (2%), Greece (1%) and Finland (1%). The leading Russian importer of white chocolate in 2017 was Moscow (which consumed 42% of the total),...

Modified: 18.05.2018
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Russian Vacuum Cleaner Imports Show Steady Growth

Russia’s vacuum cleaner imports showed steady growth over the past three years: its imports stood at $316m in 2017 — $72m (or 29%) more than in 2016. Russia’s largest suppliers of vacuum cleaners in 2017 were China which accounted for 33% of the total Russian imports,...

Modified: 17.05.2018
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Russia’s US Whisky Imports Reach $45m

Russia imported US food, alcohol and cigarettes to $331.4million in 2017 — 74% more than the previous year. Imports of tobacco products from the United States reached $75.9m, and liquor, $61.5million. Whiskies, which the Russians imported to $45.8million, made up three fourths (74.5%) of all Russian imports, followed, by a large margin, by wines ($6.4m, or ...

Modified: 23.04.2018
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Murmansk Region Boosts Live Fish Imports 20 Times

... fish to $7.5 million in 2017— twenty times more than the year before in value terms and sixteen times in physical terms. The home of once numerous Russia’s North-Atlantic fishing fleet, Murmansk accounts for 71% of total Russian live seafood imports which amounted to 643 tons to $10.6million in 2017. The region imported mainly trout (49.8%, or 224.67 tons to $3.7m) and salmon (50.2%, or 185 tons to $3.8m) last year. The region’s two main suppliers are neighboring Norway which accounts for ...

Modified: 20.04.2018
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Mapping international buyers of Russian agricultural equipment

... six-and-a-half times more from Russia compared to the previous year. Exports to Canada and Bulgaria have nearly tripled. Hungary imported 2.7 times more agricultural equipment, while exports to the Netherlands have doubled. Poland and Slovakia boosted imports by 78 percent and 73 percent, respectively, with imports to Uzbekistan and Moldavia increasing by 68 and 58 percent. Among the key agricultural products are tractors, the exports of which reportedly surged by 63 percent, and equipment for post-harvest ...

Modified: 19.04.2018
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Kaliningrad Region Leading Nut Importer

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% ...

Modified: 15.04.2018
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Modified: 13.04.2018
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Top Five Russian Imports in January 2018

The leading Russian imports in January 2018 were mobile phones: Russia imported mobiles to $523million — a 82% leap on last year. Phones were followed by pharmaceuticals ($394million, up 5% from January 2017), and aluminum oxide ($151million, a 45% increase on last year)....

Modified: 13.04.2018
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Russia Imports Less Tea in 2017

Russia’s tea imports stood in 2017 to $525million, dipping by 4% on the previous year. Russia’s key suppliers of tea in 2017 were Sri Lanka, which accounted for a third (33%) of Russian imports, India (23%), Kenya (13%), China (8%), Vietnam (6%), United Arab ...

Modified: 04.04.2018
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Russia boosts palm oil imports in January 2018

Russia’s import of palm oil and its fraction surged 27.8% year-on-year to 72,700 tonnes in January 2018, Russian statistical agency Rosstat said on Tuesday. Imports of sunflower oil, safflower or cottonseed oil and their fractions grew by 21.2% to 900,000 tonnes in the first month of the year. Import of coconut (copra), palm kernel or babassu oil and their fractions fell 49.5% in the reporting period to 4,...

Modified: 21.03.2018
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Siberian Region Adds Cocoa to Coal Exports

Kemerovo Region in South Siberia, the traditional producer and exporter of coal, added cocoa powder and chocolates to its key exports, to become one of the top three Russian cocoa product exporters, with its 38,000 tons of cocoa worth $81.6million exported in 2017 (15%), following Moscow and Moscow Region with their collective 47% share. In the meantime, coal remained Kemerovo’s No. 1 export (79%) in 2017, which took the South Siberian region to the fourth place, with a 5% share in the national...

Modified: 13.03.2018
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