Foreign turnover of Kuban in the first half of 2019 exceeded 2.8 billion US dollars

The foreign turnover of Krasnodar region in January-June 2019 made 2.82 billion US dollars. Such figures were provided by the Press Service of the Southern Customs Department.

The total volume of cargos executed over the half year through Krasnodar customs terminals exceeded 6 million tons. The total value of import made 47%, that of export – 53% and weigh volumes – 15% and 85% respectively. 

The principal trading partners over the reporting period were far-abroad countries. Cereals (60.5%), sunflower oil (15.8%) and fertilizers (5.6%) accounted for more than 80% within the total export structure. Equipment and mechanical devices (18.7%), fats and oils (16.2%), electrical equipment (8%), oilseeds (6.7%) and vegetables (6.6%) share more than 55% within the import structure.   

More broadly, 1692 participants were involved in the foreign economic activities in Krasnodar Customs in January-June 2019.