For two months Ukraine imported from Russia goods at a billion dollars

За два месяца Украина импортировала из РФ товаров на миллиард долларов

In January and February 2019, Ukraine imported from Russia goods to 1 billion 160 million dollars. This is evidenced by Statistics, reports

It is reported that during the year the import of Russian goods in Ukraine fell by 9%.

The export of Ukrainian goods to Russia also fell. In January-February this year Ukraine supplied to Russia of the goods on 474 million. which is 12.4% less than in January-February 2018.

The negative balance of trade with Russia reached over the year in 685,6 million dollars.

Specific procurement structure with RF state Statistics do not lead.

Recall that in may 2018 Ukraine announced an updated list of companies that are subject to the anti-Russian economic sanctions. So, the restrictive measures of the national security Council has got 1748 756 physical and legal entities.

The purpose of sanctions is to ban business with Russian roots to work in Ukraine, but they also affect those companies that work outside of our country, but help Ukrainian producers to supply their goods on the Russian territory.

For example, among the sanctioned companies have Russian and Belarusian intermediary firms OOO “World of Beer” registered in Minsk and “Beltreyd” (Smolensk, Russia).

According Zarechny district court of Sumy, through the LLC “World of Beer” production of the Ukrainian manufacturer LLC “Snack-Export” (snacks) were delivered to the territory of the Russian Federation and ORDO.

And according to the information released by the journalist Denis Kazan, from the “World of Beer” Ukrainian snacks were sent to OOO “Beltreyd”.

Note that the company “Snack Export” belongs to the father of the people’s Deputy Sergey Fishing – Victor Fishing.

Add that to the SBU continues to investigate the sale of snacks, OOO “Snack Export” in the occupied territories, including Crimea.

In parallel with this, the SBU investigates criminal proceedings on the fact of possible Commission of high treason by the people’s Deputy Sergey Fishing.