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RUSSIAN TRADE WITH ASIAN COUNTRIES IN 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Asia in 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Asia in 2018:

The top ten Russia’s trade partners in Asia in 2018 were China (15.7362% of Russia’s total foreign trade), Turkey (3.7146%), South Korea (3.6100%), Japan (3.0914%), Kazakhstan (2.6477%), India (1.5952%), Taiwan (0.9658%), Vietnam (0.8838%), Uzbekistan (0.6371%), and Singapore (0.5318%);

The top ten Russia’s export markets in Asia in 2018 were China (12.4600% of Russia’s total exports), Turkey (4.7437%), South Korea (3.9630%), Kazakhstan (2.8721%), Japan (2.7676%), India (1.7229%), Taiwan (1.0005%), Uzbekistan (0.7380%), Singapore (0.6200%), and Vietnam (0.5461%);

The top ten Russia’s import suppliers from Asia in 2018 were China (21.9264% of Russia’s total imports), Japan (3.7032%), South Korea (2.9431%), Kazakhstan (2.2238%), Turkey (1.7703%), Vietnam (1.5217%), India (1.3540%), Taiwan (0.9003%), Thailand (0.7792%), and Indonesia (0.7203%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Asia in 2018 over 2017:

  • The share of Kazakhstan in Russia’s total exports declined from 3.4513% in 2017 to 2.8721% in 2018;
  • The share of Iraq in Russia’s total exports declined 2.3-fold from 0.3928% in 2017 to 0.1701% in 2018;
  • The share of Indonesia in Russia’s total imports declined from 1.0944% in 2017 to 0.7203% in 2018.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia