Monday, 18 October 2021 08:34 GMT

Turkmenistan reduces polypropylene export to Russia


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 22

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

The export of polypropylene from Turkmenistan to Russia decreased by 2.6 percent in the first half of 2021, the Federal State Statistics Service of Russia (Rosstat) told Trend .

According to the information, since the beginning of the year, Turkmenistan's export to Russia amounted to over $288 million, increasing by $59 million compared to the same period last year ($229 million in 2020).

In particular, during the reporting period, the largest volume of Turkmen goods exported to Russia fell on tomatoes, which amounted to $35 million.

Also, the volume of polymers of propylene (polypropylene) and other olefins in primary forms exported from Turkmenistan to Russia amounted to $11.8 million, decreasing by 2.6 percent ($15.4 million in 2020).

At the same time, since the beginning of the year, imports of Turkmen cotton yarn to Russia increased by 0.2 percent, amounting to $9.3 million ($7 million in 2020).

In turn, Turkmenistan in 1H2021 imported from Russia goods worth $111 million. It is noted that compared to the same period last year, imports of Russian goods in Turkmenistan decreased by $20 million.

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