The Russian Federation, as before, remains to one of leading partners in foreign trade of the enterprises of the Nikolaev area. In four months of the current year 45% of regional export were the share of trade with "the northern neigbour" and 8% of import of goods. On these indicators Russia took respectively the first and fourth places among other 95 foreign trade countries - partners.
Everything, according to the Public customs service of Ukraine, for January - May, 2008 to the Russian Federation it is exported goods for total amount of 155 million dale. The USA that is 8% more, than in four months of last year. The basis of export was made by products of inorganic chemistry, gas turbines, hydraulic pumps, sweet and Mineralnye Vody, fruit and vegetable juice.
Import of goods made 20 million of the Russian Federation dale. The USA that for 11% exceeded deliveries of the corresponding period last year. The caustic soda, products of processing of vegetables and fruit, non-noble metals, bearings, pumps, electric generators, and also building materials was delivered to the enterprises of our area.
It should be noted that export of goods to Russia almost by 8 times exceeded import that provided positive balance of foreign trade with goods in 135 million dale. The USA (in January - May, 2007 - 126 million dale. USA). Most closely "Zorya" - "Mashproyekt", Ekvator plant, JSC VTF Velam and JSC Sonar cooperate with the Russian Federation JSC Nikolaev Aluminous Plant, JSC Sandora.