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MOSCOW, February 5. /TASS/. Russia’s foreign trade surplus decreased by 33% ($48.9 bln) in 2015 to $161.4 bln, according to the documents published by the Federal Customs Service.
Russia’s export dropped by 31.1% to $345.9 bln in 2015 compared with 2014 while import went down by 36.7% to $184.5 bln in the reporting period.
In 2015, Russia’s external turnover totaled $530.4 bln, a 33.2% decrease compared with 2014.
The European Union (EU) is still Russia’s leading economic partner as it accounted for 44.8% of Russia’s trade turnover (48.1% in 2014) while the CIS countries - for 12.5% (12.3%), the Eurasian Economic Union member-states - for 7.8% (7.1%) and the APEC member-states - for 28.1% (26.9%).