Russia’s foreign trade surplus remains in positive territory

Trade surplus Russia in January — April were $ 82.1 billion, which is 18% more than in January — April 2011, the Federal Customs Service (FCS).

 

The foreign trade turnover for the four months totaled $ 269.5 billion (up 10.7% yoy). Turnover with non-CIS countries reached $ 231.7 billion (up 12.9%), with the CIS countries — $ 37.8 billion (down 0.9%).

Balance of trade with foreign countries was $ 70.4 billion (an increase of $ 12.3 billion), with the CIS countries — $ 11.7 billion

Exports from Russia in January — April totaled $ 175.8 billion in monetary terms (up 12.3%), including in foreign countries — $ 151.1 billion (up 14.7%), the CIS countries — $ 24 , 7 billion (down 0.3%).

Imports to Russia in JanuaryApril was $ 93.7 billion (up 7.8%). Imports from non-CIS countries totaled $ 80.6 billion (up 9.6%), from CIS countries — $ 13.1 billion (down 2.0%).

Value of exported goods increased due to higher average prices, up 106.5%, particularly for hydrocarbons, while the physical volume of exports decreased to 94.3%.

The basis of Russia’s exports to non-CIS countries accounted for fuel and energy products, whose share in the exports reached 73.6% (January — April 2011 — 73.8%).

The main imports from non-CIS countries accounted for machinery and equipment — 52.0% in the imports (January — April 2011 — 47.5%).

The share of the EU in January — April, had 49.9% of Russia’s trade turnover (in January — April 2011 — 48.2%), in the CIS countries — 14.0% (15.7%), and the Eurasian Economic Community countries — 7 2% (7.6%), APEC — 23.3% (23.1%).

The main trade partners of Russia in January — April of foreign countries were China, trade with which totaled $ 27.4 billion (up 10.9%), the Netherlands — $ 27.1 billion (up 31.3%), Germany — $ 24 , 3 billion (up 17.5%), Italy — $ 14.1 billion (up 9.6%), Turkey — $ 10.7 billion (up 6.1%), Poland — $ 9.7 billion (an increase of 8.1%), Japan — $ 9.7 billion (up 3.6%), the USA — $ 9.7 billion (up 29.2%), France — $ 8.9 billion (unchanged), the Republic of Korea — $ 7.1 billion (up 3.0%). 

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