Contents tagged with trade

  • Despite sanctions, flow of goods between Russia and Ukraine increased by 20 percent

    In the first half of 2017, the trade volume between Ukraine and Russia increased, despite the sanctions, wrote Maxim Parkhomenko in his article for ZN.UA.

    The author, referring to the Ukrainian state statistics service, indicated that the geographical structure of Ukrainian exports since last year has not undergone significant changes. Ukraine’s main trading partners are Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Poland, Russia, and India. At the same time, Russia accounts for the lion’s share of the trading …

  • Media: flow of goods between Russia and separatist-held territories of Ukraine reaches $1.4 billion

    The total trade between Russia and the separatist territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in 2016 is estimated at about $1.4 billion, as stated in an investigation conducted by LIGA.net.

    According to insider data of the Federal Customs Service and Russian Railways, in 2016, goods and products worth $1.2 billion were shipped from Russia to the separatist-held territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

    Last year, companies from Russia supplied goods to separatist republics for a total …

  • Putin hopes for restored relationship with Germany

    On March 22, at a meeting with BASF CEO Kurt Bock, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia still hopes to restore relations with Germany.

    "We have not lost hope that we will be able to restore full-format cooperation," the President said.

    He also noted that the latest developments in the economic sphere had a negative impact on the volumes of mutual trade. Putin said that according to the Eastern Committee of German economy, at least 150,000 Germans lost their jobs as a result of …