Tomsk Region foreign trade turnover over the 9 months of 2011 totaled $546 million


Tomsk Region foreign trade turnover over the nine months of 2011 totaled 546 million USD, which is 29.8% less than over the first nine months of 2010. Exports decreased 30.9% to 460 million USD and imports fell 23.5% to 85.9 million USD. The current positive trade balance of Tomsk Region is 374.1 million USD.

"Tomsk Region trades with 69 countries, mainly the USA, Finland, China, and France. Our trade with the CIS countries plunged almost 80%," says Head of Tomsk Customs Office Valery Gukov. Materials submitted to the press conference showed a 23.3% decrease in the trade with China, bringing the trade volumes down to 76.9 million USD. The share of China in the total trade turnover is 14.1%.

Source: Interfax Siberia News Agency
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