According to the RF Federal Customs Service statistics, during January-March 2020 Russia imported 19.7 mn pairs of leather footwear, up 2.6% year-on-year. In terms of value, leather footwear import decreased by 2.2% year-on-year down to $445.5 mn.
Clothes import into Russia grew by 3% up to $1.7 bn.
Cotton fabric import during Q1 2020 was up 7.2% year-on-year to 78.4 mn sqm. In terms of value it increased by 11% up to $44.3 mn.
Cotton fabric export from Russia grew by 37.2% year-on-year up to 30.6 mn sqm worth $12.8 mn, up 4.1%.
In March, leather footwear import declined by 15.8% year-on-year and by 31.4% month-on-month making 4.8 mn pairs worth $118.7 mn, down 14.5% year-on-year and down 27.3% month-on-month.
Clothes import was up slightly by 0.5% year-on-year, but down 7.4% month-on-month to $548.6 mn.
Cotton fabric import in March grew by 20.4% year-on-year and by 8% month-on-month amounting to more than 28.7 mn sqm. In terms of value, it made $15.6 mn, up 24.8% year-on-year and up 1.9% month-on-month.
Cotton fabric export surged by 40.1% year-on-year and increased by 12.1% month-on-month to make more 10.8 mn sqm. In terms of value, it made $4 mn, down 9.1% year-on-year and down 16.7% month-on-month.