Restrictive measures imposed against Russian goods abroad, has dealt the Russian economy a damage of $6.3 billion this is stated in the materials of the Russian Ministry of economic development on the work on elimination of barriers in foreign markets, published on the Agency’s website.
Of Ministry the presentation should be that leader in the number of restrictions against Russian goods was the EU (25), followed by Ukraine (22), followed by India (16), Belarus (13) Turkey (12) and USA (9).
However, the alleged damage to the Russian economy, the distribution of countries was different: in the first place, the EU ($2.4 billion), followed by USA ($1.1 billion) and Ukraine third ($775 million). For the three “leaders” are followed by Turkey ($713 million), India ($377 million), Iran ($320 million) and China ($174 million).
Despite the fact that Belarus, according to Ministry of economy, imposed against Russian goods, a relatively large number of restrictive measures, the estimated losses amounted to only $42 million.
The greatest losses from protective measures incurred by the metallurgical sector of the Russian Federation – almost $4 billion on the second place – agricultural industry – $1.1 billion, rounded out the top three chemical industry, which suffered losses in the amount of $640 million.
All against Russian goods entered 159 restrictive measures in 62 countries.