During the first three months of 2004 Russia doubled its import of sedans.
Russia increased its import of cars by 2,3 times (up to $1 billion 290,2 USD) in comparison with analogues period in 2003, reports National Customs Committee of the Russian Federation. Import of trucks constituted $114, 1 million USD. That is 35,7% greater than last year’s gains.
Amount of exported cars and heavy machinery from Russia also increased by 54,1% for January-April period of 2004. in comparison to the same four-month period of the preceding year, reports GTK.
GTK also noted that in comparison with the January-April period of 2003, Russia has increased its purchases of foreign cars abroad by 2,8 times.
The United States and NATO are conducting provocative activities both in airspace and waters of the Black Sea, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu said