Mistura says Homs terror attacks attempt to derail Geneva talksWorld February 26, 5:49
Annular eclipse will be visible in South America, Africa on Feb 26Science & Space February 26, 3:24
HNC expects Trump to correct Obama's mistakes in Syria - delegation headWorld February 26, 3:08
War on terror to dominate Geneva talks — Syrian UN envoyWorld February 25, 23:48
Russian skier wins gold in skiathlon at 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski ChampionshipsSport February 25, 17:46
Top US Air Force general points to growing conflict potential in Syrian airspaceWorld February 25, 17:17
Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plantsBusiness & Economy February 25, 16:20
Ukrainian military capture Donetsk water purification plant — spokesmanWorld February 25, 15:05
Azerbaijan and Armenia report armed clashes in Karabakh conflict areaWorld February 25, 11:45
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%).