Ukraine-Russia trade turnover drops threefold

Ukraine-Russia trade turnover has dropped almost threefold since 2014 and totaled $6.9 billion for the first half of 2019.

“The list of top-10 trading partners of the Russian Federation has undergone only one change over the past five years as Ukraine fell out of it. Ukraine-Russia trade turnover has dropped almost threefold since 2014, from $18.5 billion to $6.9 billion in the first half of this year,” the Kommersant Russian newspaper reports.

Kazakhstan took Ukraine’s place with $8.9 billion in trade turnover with Russia.

According to the Kommersant, the foreign trade turnover of the Russian Federation in the first half of 2019 amounted to $318 billion, down 3.3% compared to the first half of 2017 ($329 billion).

(C) 2019 Ukrinform

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