In January 2016 export from Ukraine to the Russian Federation fell by 48% compared to the same period last year, to $121 million. Import from Russia fell by 60.6%, by more than 2.5 times, to $246 million, informed the National Bank of Ukraine.
Turnover between the two countries in January this year fell by 57.8%, by more than 2.3 times, to $367 million. Negative balance amounted to $125 million and fell by 3 times.
The National Bank of Ukraine notes that since the import of energy products reduced by 2.1 times, the share of Russia in import reduced to 10.1% (from 19.3% in January 2015). The share of Russia in import reduced to 6.6% (from 8.6% in January 2015).