Russia-UK trade turnover rises 56%Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 3, 2020
The volume of Russia-UK trade in the first half of 2020 exceeded $10 bln, rising by 56% year-on-year, Head of Russia's Chamber of Industry and Commerce Sergei Katyrin told TASS on Friday.
Chamber Sergei Katyrin
He clarified that the growth in exports happened due to a 9.2-fold or $7.2 bln increase in the value of gold supplies. In physical terms supplies increased 9-fold, or by 84.9 tonnes. "I have no doubt that after quarantine restrictions are lifted, the level of business activity in the Russia-UK relations will significantly increase," he added. ■