Armenia, Russia achieve positive trade turnover dynamics, says ministry

TASS, Russia
Sept 20 2021
Russian Deputy Economic Development Minister Dmitry Volvach noted that Russian deliveries of fuel and energy goods, transport vehicles, food, agricultural stock, chemical products to Armenia and supplies from Armenia to Russia had gone up

YEREVAN, September 20. /TASS/. Armenia and Russia managed to cope with the negative trends in mutual trade related to the coronavirus pandemic-related restrictions in the first half of 2021, and bring trade turnover to positive dynamics, Russian Deputy Economic Development Minister Dmitry Volvach told a forum on Monday.

"As deputy prime ministers of our countries said, we managed to cope with the negative trends in mutual trade, including those related to COVID-19-related restrictions, [we] achieved positive trade turnover dynamics and re-covered the nine-percent decrease in activity in 2020 with a 17% increase," he said.

Russian deliveries of fuel and energy goods, transport vehicles, food, agricultural stock, chemical products to Armenia rose, Deputy Minister noted, adding that supplies from Armenia to Russia also went up.

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