Russia’s trade with Syria has increased by more than 25%

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Vinogradova in fotobanka Syria in Damascus. Archival photoRussia’s trade with Syria has increased by more than 25%© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Vinogradova to the photobank

Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov held a meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Minister of foreign Affairs and countrymen of Syria, Walid Muallem, during the meeting it was noted that in the first half of 2018, Russia’s trade with Syria has increased by more than 25% and made 226,7 million dollars, according to the website of the Russian Cabinet.

«During the meeting it was noted that, despite the complicated military-political situation in Syria, the growing number of bilateral trade», — stated in the message.

As reported, according to the Ministry, «in the first half of 2018, Russia’s trade with Syria compared to the same period of 2017 have increased by more than 25% and made 226,7 million dollars».

Thus, as follows from the message, the delivery volume of the Syrian agricultural products to Russia increased 2.5 times.

«Besides, commended the efforts of the Syrian parties for the provision of Russian companies special conditions when working in the local market, some progress in industrial cooperation», — stated in the message.

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Russia’s trade with Syria has increased by more than 25%© RIA Novosti, RIA Illustration to Novoshepelychi in photobacteria before and after the outbreak of hostilities

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