Pskov customs on foreign trade turnover in the region of

Foreign trade turnover in the region of Pskov customs for the H1 2020 made up 556,94 million dollars. Foreign trade turnover in comparison with the same period last year decreased by 29%. This fact is due both to the decrease in the value of imports by 27%, and a decrease in the value of exports by 45%.

The share of exports in total foreign trade turnover in comparison with the same period last year decreased by 2% and amounted to 6% of the total turnover, while the share of imports amounted to 94%.

The geographical orientation of trade has not changed, the most active relations with the countries of far abroad. The share of these countries in the trade turnover is 99%, said acting Deputy head of customs Rima of Lesquin. External trade in the region of Pskov customs participants of foreign economic activity in the 1st half of 2020, as previously, was carried out largely with foreign countries.

The export of goods among partner countries the largest share is: Estonia (22%), Latvia (20%), Lithuania (10%), Vietnam (9%), Hong Kong (7%), Finland (7%), Ukraine (5%) (figure 1).

The largest trading partners in import of goods in the region of activity of customs are: China (18%), Germany (13%), Australia (8%), Italy (4%), Latvia (4%), Hungary (4%), USA (4%) (figure 2).

In the commodity structure of exports is dominated by food products, wood, machinery products, the commodity structure of import are textiles, shoes, chemicals and engineering products.

Natalia Knyazeva,
press Secretary of the Pskov customs