Forks and spoons brought Russia billions


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Export Cutlery and tools made of metal in 2018 has brought Russian companies to 50.1 billion rubles, estimated by the authors of the study, the company FinExpertiza (“”).

According to economists, this amount is 6.2 times higher than the revenue in 2013 (the last before the introduction of anti-Russian sanctions), when it amounted to eight billion rubles. 74 per cent of the income accounted for delivery to Algeria.

On the second place among the products of the metallurgical industry of zinc and articles thereof. Exports in the five years from 2014 through 2018 increased 4.6 times. In third place — tin and articles thereof (4.1%).

Then follow other base metals (growth in 2,8 times in five years), lead and articles thereof (2.4 times), ferrous metals (2.3%), ferrous metals (2.3 times), copper and articles thereof (2.1 times).

Total from 2014 to 2018, the export revenues of metallurgists increased by 1.5 trillion rubles from 1.3 to 2.8 trillion. 65.3% of this amount was made on the sale of ferrous metals and products from them.

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