MOSCOW, December 25. /ITAR-TASS/. President Vladimir Putin said he was hopeful that in 2013 trade turnover between Russia and Belarus would reach 39.5 billion dollars.
Speaking at a session of the Supreme State Council of the Union State on Wednesday, Putin said, “The growth rates are being restored. Trade has increased by 3 percent in the third quarter.”
“We hope that we’ll have a good figure at year-end - about 39.5 billion roubles,” the Russian president said.