Russia's January-July chemical imports exceed exports by $6bn

20 September 2010 15:35  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia's imports of chemical products exceeded chemical exports by some $6bn (€4.6bn) in January-July 2010, the Russian Federal Customs Service said in a statement released on Monday.

The country's total chemical exports were up by 34% year on year at $13.30bn, while chemical imports were also up by 34% at $19.34bn, the statement said.

The country's crude oil exports were up by 52% at $76bn and natural gas exports were up by 26% at $26.4bn, according to the statement.

($1 = €0.77)

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