The surplus of the foreign trade balance of the Russian Federation in January-March increased by 5.8% FCS of Russia

The balance of US foreign trade in January-March increased by 5.8% over the same period in 2018, reaching $ 51.1 billion, represented in the FCS. The basis of Russian exports are still fuel and energy products.

The country’s exports in the first quarter increased by 1.4%, and sales amounted to 104.9 billion dollars. Imports decreased by 2.4% to $ 53.8 billion. Foreign trade turnover amounted to 158.6 billion dollars.

The Russian Federation occupies a leading position in the EU. It accounted for 43.5% of the Russian commodity turnover, the APEC countries – 31.2%, the CIS countries – 11.4%, the EAEU countries – 7.9%.

In January-March, 2019 among the foreign countries were:

  • China – 24.9 billion dollars;
  • Germany – 13.9 billion dollars;
  • The Netherlands – 13 billion dollars;
  • Republic of Korea – 6.2 billion dollars;
  • Turkey – 6.1 billion dollars;
  • United States of America – 6 billion dollars;
  • Italy – 5.9 billion dollars;
  • Japan – 4.7 billion dollars;
  • Poland – 3.8 billion dollars;
  • France – 3.6 billion dollars.
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