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Russian trade in goods with Serbia in Q1 2021

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Serbia in the first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Serbia

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Serbia was $559,209,030, down 18.09% ($123,473,886) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $296,753,597, down 28.68% ($119,341,837) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $262,455,433, down 1.55% ($4,132,049) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $34,298,164, a 77.06% decrease ($115,209,788) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Serbia was Russia’s 44th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 40th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3618% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4803% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Serbia was Russia’s 46th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 39th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3217% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4676% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Serbia was Russia’s 38th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 35th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4213% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.5015% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Serbia

The major share of Russian exports to Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 40.96% of Russia’s total exports to Serbia (25.97% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.30% of Russia’s total exports to Serbia (13.33% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.61% of Russia’s total exports to Serbia (2.51% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.94% of Russia’s total exports to Serbia (8.29% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.43% of Russia’s total exports to Serbia (2.08% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.78% of Russia’s total exports to Serbia (2.29% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $13,761,047;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $13,396,962;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,933,286;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,831,749;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,460,641;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,193,293;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $983,468;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $962,113.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $10,974,267;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $9,016,587;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,602,719;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3,281,741.
Russia’s exports to Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,401,685 0.47 742,84488.69
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 62,952 0.02 86,280-27.04
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 32,524 0.01 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 20,413 0.01 1,4591,299.11
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 284,333 0.10 346,833-18.02
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 193,790 0.07 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 12,088 0.00 1647,270.73
10 Cereals 286,645 0.10 236,06021.43
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 233,831 0.08 132,42676.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 147,624 0.05 102,33144.26
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10,239 0.00 9,6256.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,507,964 0.51 4,789,705-68.52
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 92,930 0.03 121,198-23.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 134,528 0.05 129,1534.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 381,978 0.13 173,192120.55
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 206,443 0.07 83,325147.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,877 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 883,742 0.30 1,074,900-17.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 165,864 0.06 9,9551,566.14
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 254,995 0.09 172,60947.73
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17,251,502 5.81 26,268,089-34.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 950,490 0.32 379,372150.54
26 Ores, slag and ash 5,264,867 1.77 5,752,555-8.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 115,324,960 38.86 101,927,99813.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,195,304 2.09 6,983,315-11.28
29 Organic chemicals 973,517 0.33 297,163227.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,400,910 1.15 569,161497.53
31 Fertilizers 14,170,741 4.78 25,145,008-43.64
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 425,305 0.14 575,632-26.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 281,208 0.09 248,81413.02
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 374,307 0.13 234,18759.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,330 0.00 87,429-97.33
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 71,429 0.02 192,601-62.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 847,585 0.29 184,614359.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,495,212 4.88 13,301,9198.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,125,397 2.40 7,652,994-6.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,862 0.00 948,263.83
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,484,662 1.85 4,501,19421.85
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 33,711 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,666,164 1.57 4,155,54512.29
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 318 0.00 18,223-98.25
52 Cotton 218,371 0.07 440,434-50.42
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 374 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 622,104-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 607,876 0.20 1,121,047-45.78
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 38,038 0.01 28,03135.70
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 365 0.00 844-56.75
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13,683 0.00 36,862-62.88
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 61 0.00 105-41.90
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 30,774 0.01 41,108-25.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,904 0.00 147,947-92.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 58,829 0.02 36,53461.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,148 0.00 5,607-8.19
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,354 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 429-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 493,555 0.17 478,6873.11
69 Ceramic products 175,652 0.06 455,671-61.45
70 Glass and glassware 1,871,228 0.63 2,007,654-6.80
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 784-100.00
72 Iron and steel 1,422,423 0.48 460,310209.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,999,623 1.01 7,602,342-60.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 26,032 0.01 5045,065.08
75 Nickel and articles thereof 77 0.00 380-79.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,986,790 0.67 526,149277.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,003,073 0.34 489,077105.10
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,948 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,099 0.00 24,259-87.23
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 784,127 0.26 417,00888.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,597,219 2.90 4,663,93384.33
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 17,024,750 5.74 3,263,703421.64
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 211,571 0.07 145,57645.33
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 915,716 0.31 317,100188.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,766,341 0.60 2,043,836-13.58
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 174-100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 269,645 0.09 127,030112.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,153 0.01 11,808104.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,051 0.00 4,963-38.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,026 0.00 0
SS Classified 52,508,495 17.69 183 885 468-71.45

Russia’s Imports from Serbia

The major share of Russian imports from Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 40.42% of Russia’s total imports from Serbia (48.60% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.08% of Russia’s total imports from Serbia (16.48% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.29% of Russia’s total imports from Serbia (11.57% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.57% of Russia’s total imports from Serbia (13.58% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.82% of Russia’s total imports from Serbia (3.77% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.50% of Russia’s total imports from Serbia (4.60% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $4,383,477;
  • Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster (HS code 34) - an increase of $4,047,533;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,433,135;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3,127,732;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $2,449,109;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - an increase of $2,251,542;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,121,138;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,119,705;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,482,580;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,243,922;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,135,053;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,129,722;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $909,942.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $8,901,950;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $5,982,301;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5,127,429;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $4,678,829;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $4,255,862;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2,128,286;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1,901,256;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $884,627.
Russia’s imports from Serbia in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 29,118 0.01 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,902,386 3.01 9,803,642-19.39
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 212,026 0.08 207,6412.11
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,601,312 1.37 7,857,174-54.17
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,049,966 1.92 7,178,252-29.65
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 50,487,115 19.24 56,469,416-10.59
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 68,625 0.03 42,62061.02
10 Cereals 3,658,693 1.39 8,786,122-58.36
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 71,200 0.03 47,01351.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 19,109,677 7.28 23,788,506-19.67
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 2,312-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,484,927 0.57 2,037,685-27.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 6,159-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 811,453 0.31 1,574,111-48.45
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 622,384 0.24 787,138-20.93
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,584,080 1.37 1,464,375144.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,160,953 0.44 1,699,339-31.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,162,826 0.82 2,558,568-15.47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,610,236 2.14 4,475,18325.36
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 461,711 0.18 777,992-40.65
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12,563 0.00 44,144-71.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,478 0.01 43,368-43.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,262 0.00 4,985-34.56
29 Organic chemicals 993,856 0.38 83,9141,084.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,634,392 2.53 4,513,25447.00
31 Fertilizers 154,818 0.06 86,87578.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 633,337 0.24 811,158-21.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,155 0.00 111,283-89.98
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 7,805,520 2.97 3,757,987107.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14,262 0.01 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7,479 0.00 8,842-15.42
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,968,801 1.89 1,841,069169.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,325,534 3.55 7,842,95418.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24,777,936 9.44 24,884,239-0.43
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 37,626-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 96,066 0.04 96,491-0.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,492,599 0.95 2,280,9209.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,949,162 4.55 7,565,68557.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 824,831 0.31 213,974285.48
52 Cotton 30,269 0.01 12252,141.67
54 Man-made filaments 191,393 0.07 130,47646.69
55 Man-made staple fibers 278,487 0.11 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 515,167 0.20 340,02251.51
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,266,717 0.48 802,65357.82
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 31,968 0.01 1,9181,566.74
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,426,864 0.54 1,503,703-5.11
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 38,500 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 19,900,232 7.58 28,802,182-30.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,661,954 0.63 1,845,367-9.94
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 183,641 0.07 292,684-37.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,210,709 0.84 2,479,791-10.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 271 0.00 1,544-82.45
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 206-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 535,145 0.20 529,9730.98
69 Ceramic products 13,467 0.01 26,674-49.51
70 Glass and glassware 85,465 0.03 177,665-51.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,960 0.00 19,497-69.43
72 Iron and steel 2,115,716 0.81 985,994114.58
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,594,031 0.99 2,403,5507.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,545,869 0.97 3,430,496-25.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,337,170 1.65 3,093,24840.21
78 Lead and articles thereof 415 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 442 0.00 24679.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 201,945 0.08 364,156-44.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,627,922 1.00 1,972,74733.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,912,320 9.11 20,479,18516.76
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 9,815,327 3.74 7,366,21833.25
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 47,855 0.02 66,373-27.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 989,964 0.38 969,9902.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,740,529 1.04 1,961,44539.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 416 0.00 127227.56
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 4,777,332 1.82 2,525,79089.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 296 0.00 1,304-77.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 521,953 0.20 218,038139.39
SS Classified 30,983 0.01 2 1911,314.10
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia