During the full year of 2018, the trade turnover between Russia and the countries of the European Union increased 9.7% year-on-year up to 253.1 bn euro.
According to Eurostat, import from EU countries into Russia declined by 0.8% down to 85.3 bn euro. Export from Russia to the European Union was up 16% to 168.1 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.