MOSCOW : The trade between Russia and Turkey increased by 21.5 percent in January-October year-on-year and totaled $21.2 billion, the data by the Russian Federal Customs Service showed on Friday.
Russia’s exports to Turkey grew by 19.8 percent and amounted to $17.
8 billion, exceeding imports from the republic which totaled $3.4 billion, having showed the growth of 31.5 percent over the given period.
Turkey’s share in Russia’s external trade rose by 0.1 percent and reached 3.8 percent, the Customs Service added.
In 2017, the Russian-Turkish trade saw a significant increase of 40 percent and totaled $22 billion.