06 December 2011, Tuesday, 12:48

Bashkir businessmen keep relations with partners from 102 countries

author: Alfia Sharafutdinova

More than 100 countries maintain business relations with Republic of Bashkortostan. At present time the list of the countries consists of 102 partners, while in 2010 this number was equal to 98, the press-service of the Bashkir customs office reported to “Bashinform”.

In sphere of export the relations with China, Netherlands and the USA are the most active – 13,8, 10,9 and 10,7% in the overall export volume correspondingly. As for the import, Uzbekistan, China and Ukraine lead here with 17,1, 16,6 and 15,7% correspondingly.

The share of trade with foreign countries in January-November 2011 made up 83,4% of the overall trade circulation – by 4% more than in 2010. At the same time the share of trade circulation with CIS countries dropped by 16,6% against 20,6% in 2010.

For 11 months of 2011 the external trade turnover made up 2092,2 million dollars – by 3,3% less than in 2010. The share of export reduced by 9,4%, making up 2537,2 million USD (82% of the external trade turnover). At the same time the import increased by 39,1%, reaching the sum of 556 million USD (18%).