06.Feb .2021 00:00

Russia-U.S. Trade 16.3% Down

Russia-U.S. Trade 16.3% Down
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Russia's trade with the USA in Q3 2020 amounted to US$5.2 B, out of which the share of exports amounted to US$2.43 B and imports - US$2.77 B. The volume has decreased by 16.3% compared to the same period last year when the figure stood at US$6.22 B.
 
Export from Russia to the United States in the 3rd quarter, 2020 amounted to US$2.43 B, decreasing by 24.3% compared to the same period last year. 

According to Ru-Stat, the list of major exported goods incorporated: mineral products - 51%, natural or cultured pearls, precious stones, precious metals; imitation jewelry; coin - 16%, base metals and articles of base metal - 12%, hidden partition – 7%, products of the chemical or allied industries – 5%, machinery, and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; sound and television – 2%, wood, and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork – 2%, plastics, and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof – 2%. 
 
As for import, import to Russia from the United States in Q3 2020 amounted to US$2.77 B, decreasing by 7.8% compared to the same period last year. 
 
Mainly imported products were: hidden partition – 23%, machinery, and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; sound and television – 23%, vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment - 16%, products of the chemical or allied industries - 12%, optical, photographic, measuring, musical, medical instruments and apparatus; clocks - 10%, plastics, and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof - 5%, base metals and articles of base metal-4%, prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits, and vinegar; tobacco - 2%.