BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 16
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s trade with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union has amounted to $20.9 billion from January through October 2021, which is 27.9 percent more than during the same period in 2020, when it equaled $16.3 billion, Trend reports citing Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
Kazakhstan’s largest trade partner among the countries of the EAEU was Russia during the reporting period. The volume of bilateral trade between these two countries amounted to $19.4 billion, which is 29.02 percent more than during the same period last year.
Kazakhstan’s export to Russia stood at $5.6 billion, which is 39.3 percent more than $4.03 billion during the same period in 2020. Kazakhstan’s import from Russia was $13.8 billion, which indicates a 25.2 percent increase compared to $11.04 billion in 10M2020.
Kazakhstan’s trade with Kyrgyzstan increased from $703.7 million over 10M2020 to $795.08 million over the same period of 2021. Kazakhstan’s export to Kyrgyzstan was $519.9 million over the reporting period of 2021, increasing from $469.9 million over 10M2020. Import volume was $275.1 million, which is compared to $233.7 million over 10M2020.
Trade with Belarus stood at $707.7 million, which is 17.3 percent more than $602.8 million from January through October 2020. Export stood at $83.4 million ($63.9 million over 10M2020), whereas import was $624.3 million ($538.8 million over 10M2020).
Kazakhstan’s trade with Armenia amounted to $15.3 million over the reporting period of 2021, up from $10.9 million over 10M2020. Kazakhstan’s export to Armenia was $7.6 million ($4.6 million over 10M2020), and import was $7.7 million ($5.9 million over 10M2020).
Kazakhstan’s foreign trade turnover amounted to $82.1 billion over the period from January through October 2021, which indicates an increase of 14 percent as compared to $72.05 billion during the same period last year.
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