In Moscow, non-energy products exports grew 26.3% in the first quarter of 2020 as compared to the same period last year. According to Deputy Moscow Mayor Natalya Sergunina, Moscow exports 20.1% of Russia’s non-energy exports.
From January through March of this year, the major Moscow exports were vehicles and components, electronics and electrical engineering products, food, machines and other equipment and non-metallic materials and products.
“Despite the global economic situation, Moscow’s non-energy exports increased by over 25% to $6.5 bln in the first quarter of the year. The UK, the US, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Germany were the biggest importers of these products,” Ms Sergunina said, noting that in the first quarter Moscow’s non-energy exports to the UK grew by 246%, to Switzerland by 142%, to the US by 119%, to Turkey by 56%, to Japan by 36%, to Germany by 33%, to China by 11%, and to Kazakhstan by 6%.