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FCS: In 2022, the US share of Russia’s foreign trade was less than 2 percent

MOSCOW, December 30 – RIA Novosti. Ruslan Davydov, First Deputy Head of the Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS), said that in 2022, the share of the USA in Russia’s foreign trade was less than 2 percent and the trade volume between the two countries more than doubled. An interview with RIA Novosti.

Davydov, “The decrease in (Russia’s 2022 – ed. trade volume) with the USA has more than doubled. Their share in our foreign trade is currently below 2%.” said.

He said that a significant decrease was observed in trade with Europe. “The flow of goods in some EU countries has dropped by about 50%: if we received about three thousand trucks from Europe, now about one and a half thousand a day, including the flow through the border with Belarus,” he said. .

At the same time, large traffic jams from trucks are observed on the border with these countries, especially on the border with Belarus, since a large flow of imports to Russia passes through Belarus.

“There are more traffic jams on the border with Belarus than at ours. We talked with colleagues from Belarus – it turned out that the issue is in the problematic work of the Poles and Balts,” Davydov said.

“Look at what happened in Burachki, for example – this is a checkpoint in the Pskov region, the busiest point on the border between Russia and Europe. We are ready to let 400 cars pass through here a day, and they only allow 200 cars through.” us, at best – 250. Usually these days we went to zero on Catholic Christmas – there was no queue at all. Now it’s about 200-300 cars. We may miss more, but they are not,” he said.

At the same time, Russia’s trade volume with friendly countries is increasing. “Also, significant – 50%, even 200% in some countries, good growth in the EAEU,” Davydov said.

Source: Ria

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