In the Urals received 4,500 tons of commodities to combat COVID-19

In the Urals received 4,500 tons of commodities to combat COVID-19

Two months feature over 350 consignments with a total value of over 27 million US dollars. The average time of customs clearance does not exceed 2 hours.

The commodities are delivered to the regions of the Urals from all over the world. Food products come mainly from countries of Central Asia. Fruit, veggies, pasta, salt, tea total weight of goods 3700 tons. The cost of all batches of food is 1.8 million dollars.

Of the people’s Republic of China received personal protective equipment: disposable mask, gloves, glasses, costumes, diapers and disinfectant antiviral agents. The total weight of the products is 600 tons with a total value of more than 19 million U.S. dollars.

To the rest of the goods include medical equipment, medicines and pharmaceutical components, reagents and diagnostic laboratory. At a total cost of almost 6 million dollars a weight not exceeding 200 tons. Such products come from countries in the Asia-Pacific region and the European Union.


The priority order of customs operations in respect of essential commodities and food approved by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation on 17 March 2020 with the aim of ensuring sustainable economic development in the deteriorating situation regarding the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

Department of public relations UTU