13-Oct-2010 12:43 PM

Russian trade surplus narrows in Aug-2010

Russia’s Bank Rossil stated (12-Ot-2010) stated Russia’s trade surplus narrowed by almost a quarter in Aug-2010 for the largest monthly decline in more than a year, as imports (+13% to USD23.8 billion) rose faster than exports (+0.5%). The surplus was reduced from USD11 billion in Jul-2010 to USD8.3 billion in Aug-2010.