According to the RF Federal Customs Service statistics, during January-July 2020 Russia imported 30.7 mn pairs of leather footwear, down 12.8% year-on-year. In terms of value, leather footwear import decreased by 20.1% year-on-year down to $706.7 mn.
Clothes import into Russia declined by 8.9% down to $3.7 bn.
Cotton fabric import during the first 7 months was down 3.8% year-on-year to 165.1 mn sqm. In terms of value it decreased by 5.1% down to $89 mn.
Cotton fabric export from Russia surged by 45.2% year-on-year up to more than 86 mn sqm worth $30.1 mn, up 8.7%.
In July, leather footwear import declined by 32.3% year-on-year and grew by 57.1% month-on-month making 4.4 mn pairs worth $117.8 mn, down 32.7% year-on-year, but up 98.9% month-on-month.
Clothes import was down 5.5% year-on-year and up 48.4% month-on-month to $766 mn.
Cotton fabric import in July decreased by 5.1% year-on-year and by 3.5% month-on-month amounting to more than 23.9 mn sqm. In terms of value, it made $12.8 mn, up 2.4% year-on-year and up 17.4% month-on-month.
Cotton fabric export surged 4.7-fold year-on-year and up 4.4-fold month-on-month to make more 37.4 mn sqm. In terms of value, it made $4.2 mn, up 40% year-on-year and down 12.5% month-on-month.