In January-June 2018, foreign trade turnover between Russia and the countries of the European Union increased 5.8 % year-on-year up to 123.4 bn euro.
According to Eurostat, import from EU countries into Russia increased 1.4% up to 41.6 bn euro. Export from Russia to the European Union was up 3.5% to 81.2 bn euro.
Among the major importers from the EU, Russia was in the fifth position after the USA, China, Switzerland and Turkey.
Among the largest exporters to the EU countries, Russia remains the third after China and the USA.