The volume of exports of non-primary non-energy goods from the Russian Federation at the end of 2020 amounted to $ 161.3 billion, which is $ 6 billion more than in 2019, RIA Novosti reports. It is noted that this is the highest level in recent years.
The main share in non-commodity exports last year fell on metal products (20.8%), and the Russian Federation also actively supplied abroad mechanical engineering products (17.7%) and food (17.3%).
It is noted that in the first year of the pandemic, the demand for medicines, paper and plastic containers, protective equipment, and medical equipment increased.
The largest markets for Russian goods were China ($ 16.4 billion), Kazakhstan ($ 12.3 billion), Belarus ($ 9.4 billion).