During January-August 2019, the trade turnover between Russia and the countries of the European Union decreased by 2% year-on-year down to 163.6 bn euro.
According to Eurostat, import from EU countries into Russia was up 3.9% making 58.6 bn euro. Export from Russia to the European Union declined by 5% down to 105 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.