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The ambassador of Russia noted revival of trade with Britain since 2017 - RIA Novosti, 12.10.2018


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LONDON, 12 Oct — RIA Novosti. The ambassador of the Russian Federation in London Alexander Yakovenko noted essential revival of trade and economic relations between Russia and Great Britain in 2017 and the first half of 2018 RIA Novosti / Vitaly Belousov to Pass into an image bank Great Britain and Germany discuss new sanctions against Russia, media "report there Are also positive moments. In 2017 and in the first half of the current year trade and economic cooperation between our countries essentially quickened" — Yakovenko said. According to him, the volume of bilateral trade in 2017 grew almost by 23% and reached nearly 13 billion dollars, from January to June, 2018 commodity turnover grew by 19% in comparison with the same period of last year. "The British business is adjusted to develop cooperation with Russia, understanding that it will be favorable to both of our countries" — the diplomat noted. Earlier trade mission of the Russian Federation in the United Kingdom with reference to the British statistics reported that the volume of non-oil not power export of Russia to Great Britain in the first half of the year 2018 for the first time for several years grew by 21,7%, having reached 991,1 million dollars. Major factors of growth of non-oil not power steel export metals of platinum group, organic chemistry, plywood, fish and seafood. As reported the trade mission, in general the Russian export to Britain for the specified period grew by 42,7%, to 4,6 billion dollars. Thus, the Russian Federation became the second in rates of a gain of commodity turnover in the first half of the year among all trade partners of Britain. The highest dynamics is present at the Russian export of goods of group of energy industry, gemstones and products from them, products from a stone, ceramics and the glass.

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