The trade surplus of the Russian Federation in January-September fell by 21%

The trade surplus of the Russian Federation in January-September fell by 21%


Positive foreign trade balance of Russia in January-September 2015 fell by 34.7 billion US dollars compared with the same period of the previous year, reported the Federal customs service.

MOSCOW, 6 Nov. Positive foreign trade balance of Russia in January-September of 2015 decreased by 21.4% compared to the same period of the previous year and 127.5 billion dollars, reported the Federal customs service (FCS).

“The trade balance was positive in the amount of 127.5 billion, 34.7 billion less than in January-September 2014”, — stated in the message.

Imports to Russia in January-September decreased by 38.6% compared with the same period of 2014 and amounted to 135.8 billion dollars, the export from Russia decreased by 31.3% to 263,4 billion.