Sunday, December 5

Trade volume between Moscow and US companies grows almost 50% since the beginning of the year

The volume of trade between companies of Moscow and the United States (USA) since the beginning of 2021 amounted to $ 12,200 million, 47% more than in the same period last year, reported the press service of the CComplex of Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations From the capital.

As noted by the Moscow Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations, Vladimir Yefimov, Moscow is one of the largest urban economies in the world and one of the largest investors in the Russian capital, along with Germany, France, Finland and Italy, is the USA: The accumulated foreign direct investment of this country, according to the Central Bank, as of April 1 of this year, was $ 3.3 billion.

“The trade volume between the regions [de Rusia] It is also growing: In January-August 2021 it was $ 12,200 million, which is 47% more than in the same period last year. Including the volume of exports, it increased by 68% and was $ 5.3 billion. US imports to Moscow in eight months this year reached $ 6.9 billion, surpassing the same indicator for the same period in 2020 by 34%, “said Yefimov.

The press service clarified that in Moscow there are many examples of location of American companies and offices. For example, the factories of soft drink producers Coca-Cola and PepsiCo operate in the capital.

Pharmaceutical companies Abbot Laboratories, Johnson&Johnson, Lilly Pharma, Pfizer have offices in the city and operate internet giants like Apple, Google, Intel, Microsoft.