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04/06/2021

Imports of goods from non-CIS countries to Russia in March 2021 increased by 24.6% compared to March 2020, to $ 21.863 billion. These statistics are provided by the Federal Customs Service (FCS) of the Russian Federation.

In the total value of imports from non-CIS countries, the share of engineering products in March 2021 amounted to 53.5%, chemical products – 19.2%, food products and raw materials for their production – 10.2%, textiles and footwear – 5 , 6%.

It is noted that the import of engineering products increased by 33.2% and amounted to $ 11.698 billion, chemical products – by 28.2%, to $ 4.196 billion, textiles and footwear – by 23.5%, to $ 1.215 billion, and food products and raw materials for their production decreased by 2%, to $ 2.225 billion.

Purchases by product groups

According to the Federal Customs Service, in the import of mechanical engineering products, the supply of ships and floating equipment increased by 8.8 times (temporary import for more than 1 year), land vehicles – by 35.1%, electrical equipment – by 33.4%, mechanical equipment – by 27.1%, optical instruments and apparatus – by 17.7%, while deliveries of railway locomotives decreased by 39.9%, aircraft – by 25.2%.

In the import of chemical products, the import of pharmaceutical products increased by 83.6%, polymers and rubber – by 25.4%, perfumes and cosmetics – by 17.5%, organic and inorganic chemistry products – by 10.4%, soap and synthetic detergents – by 5.1%.

In the import of textiles and footwear, supplies of knitted fabrics increased by 64.6%, footwear – by 37%, textile materials – by 34.9%, cotton – by 34.5%, knitted clothing – by 24.9%, chemical threads – by 24.8%, textile clothing – by 12%, chemical fiber – by 10.6%, finished textile products – by 3.4%.

In the group of food products and raw materials for their production, purchases of meat and by-products decreased by 46.1%, vegetables – by 23.5%, fruits and nuts – by 14.6%, dairy products – by 13.4%. At the same time, the supply of fish increased by 30.8%, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages – by 19.4%, vegetable oil – by 12.9%, grain crops – by 8.9%, tobacco – by 5.2%, sugar – by 3.8%.

A source: TASS

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