During the first six months of 2019, the trade turnover between Russia and the countries of the European Union increased 0.8% year-on-year up to 122.5 bn euro.
According to Eurostat, import from EU countries into Russia was up 2.1% making 43 bn euro. Export from Russia to the European Union declined by 2.3% down to 79.5 bn euro.
Among the largest importers to the EU countries, Russia occupies the fourth position after USA, China and Switzerland.
Among the largest exporters to the EU countries, Russia remains the third after China and the USA.