The Russian trade representative said on trade with the United States in 2017

© Photo : courtesy of mission in Scatology Russian representative to the US Alexander Stadnik. Archive photoThe Russian trade representative said on trade with the United States in 2017© Photo : courtesy of mission in the United States

By the end of 2017 it is expected that the growth of trade turnover between Russia and the United States will be about 15-17%, and by the end of next year, the mission will seek to achieve the strap about 20%, told RIA Novosti trade representative of Russia to the United States Alexander Stadnik, commenting on the results of the outgoing year.

«Today the trade turnover between Russia and the USA goes on a growth trajectory of about 17%. It tells about the ahead than last year by about $ 2.7 billion. In the structure of Russian exports to the US non-oil products represent about 97%. For the year we expect turnover growth will be 15-17%. Will strive to next year, this figure was at least 20%», — he said.

«The rise of our non-commodity non-energy supplies almost 20% of high-tech products more than 42% of innovative goods 28%, machinery and technical products almost 22%,» — said Stadnik.

«Commodity exports, though the share is only 2.5%, also shows a growth of more than 20%,» — said the trade representative.

«Increased imports of high-tech products nearly 24.5%, innovative goods 21%, machinery and technical products by 20.5%», — told the Agency interlocutor, adding that due to «bouts of Russophobia» to lose such achievements in the field of economic cooperation would be wrong.

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