Date: 5 months ago   Category: Economy

The surplus of foreign trade of Russia in January — August was $129,5 billion — Rambler News Service


The surplus of foreign trade of Russia in January — August, 2018 was $129,5 billion that for $49,2 billion it is more, than for the same period of 2017, the Federal Customs Service (FCS) reports. "The balance of trade balance has developed positive of 129,5 billion US dollars that for 49,2 billion US dollars it is more than in January-August, 2017" — it is said in the statement. The foreign trade turnover, according to FCS, in eight months has increased by 20,8% in annual terms and has made $445,4 billion. Export of Russia in January — August, 2018 has made $287,5 billion (28% more, than for the same period of last year), import — $157,9 billion (is 9,5% more, than for the same period of 2017). According to FCS, a basis of the Russian export — fuel and energy goods (64,4%). The share of export of metals and products has made 10,5% of them, production of chemical industry — 6,1%, and food products — 5,4%. The biggest share of import is the share of machines and the equipment — 47%. On the second place — production of chemical industry (18,5%), and afterwards — food products (12,4%).

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