BEIJING, May 7. /TASS/. Trade between Russia and China in the first four months of 2021 grew by 19.8% year-on-year to $40.207 bln, the General Customs Administration of China announced on Friday.
According to the published data, exports to Russia in January-April increased by 38.7% and amounted to about $18.19 bln. Imports of Russian goods and services increased by 7.7% to $22.016 bln.
In April alone, trade between the two countries amounted to $10.803 bln.
Earlier, Russian and Chinese authorities set the task of achieving an annual volume of bilateral trade of $200 bln. In November 2019, at the BRICS summit in the Brazilian capital Russian President Vladimir Putin said that this goal was realistic.