Russia reported growth of trade with Ukraine

Россия отчиталась о росте торговли с Украиной

Trade with Russia is not reduced

The trade turnover reached 7,725 billion, said in Russia.

Foreign trade turnover between Russia and Ukraine in January-August of 2017 amounted to 7,725 billion. Thus, in annual terms it grew by 24.7%. Such data are cited by Russian news Agency Prime with reference to data of the Federal customs service of Russia.

As noted, exports from Russia to Ukraine amounted to 4,678 billion (an increase of 23.4%), Russian imports from Ukraine – 3,047 billion (growth by 26.8%).

Ukraine’s share in the total foreign trade turnover of Russia in January-August has not changed in annual terms at 2.1%.

Recall that in the first half of 2017, Ukrainian exports to EU countries increased by 22% and amounted to 8.4 billion dollars, while imports increased by 29% to 10.5 billion dollars.