During the first month of 2019, the trade turnover between Russia and the countries of the European Union increased 1.5% year-on-year up to 20.5 bn euro.
According to Eurostat, import from EU countries into Russia remained on the same level as in January 2018 making 6.2 bn euro. Export from Russia to the European Union was up 2.1% to 14.3 bn euro.
Among the major importers from the EU, Russia occupies the fourth position after the USA, China and Switzerland.
Among the largest exporters to the EU countries, Russia remains the third after China and the USA.