Overview: In April 2020 Russia exported $17.5B and imported $12.3B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $5.2B. Between April 2019 and April 2020 the exports of Russia have decreased by $-10.2B (-36.8%) from $27.7B to $17.5B, while imports decreased by $-3.27B (-20.9%) from $15.6B to $12.3B.
Trade: In April 2020 the top exports of Russia were Crude Petroleum ($2.78B), Gold ($2.24B), Refined Petroleum ($2.21B), Commodities not elsewhere specified ($1.61B), and Coal Briquettes ($590M). In April 2020 the top imports of Russia were Commodities not elsewhere specified ($785M), Packaged Medicaments ($423M), Telephones ($413M), Computers ($391M), and Vehicle Parts ($351M).
Origins: In April 2020 the exports of Russia were mainly from MOSCOW, THE CAPITAL OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION ($7.09B), SAKHALIN REGION ($1.03B), ST. PETERSBURG ($781M), KHANTY-MANSIYSK AUTONOMOUS AREA ($603M), and KEMEROVO REGION ($597M), while imports destinations were mainly MOSCOW, THE CAPITAL OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION ($5.61B), MOSCOW REGION ($1.27B), ST. PETERSBURG ($1.21B), KALININGRAD REGION ($418M), and KRASNODAR TERRITORY ($244M).
Destinations: In April 2020 Russia exported mostly to United Kingdom ($1.88B), China ($1.66B), South Korea ($1.16B), Netherlands ($1.16B), and Turkey ($867M), and imported mostly from China ($2.74B), Germany ($1.29B), United States ($1.26B), Belarus ($480M), and Italy ($458M).
Growth: In April 2020, the decrease in Russia's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to Netherlands ($-2.6B or -69.2%), China ($-2.24B or -57.4%), and Italy ($-884M or -80.5%), and product exports decrease in Crude Petroleum ($-6.2B or -69%), Refined Petroleum ($-1.79B or -44.7%), and Commodities not elsewhere specified ($-1.02B or -38.7%). In April 2020, the decrease in Russia's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Germany ($-440M or -25.5%), Belarus ($-382M or -44.3%), and China ($-270M or -8.98%), and product imports decrease in Cars ($-414M or -69.3%), Vehicle Parts ($-293M or -45.5%), and Telephones ($-126M or -23.4%).