Tomsk region increases non-resource exports
The customs statistics recorded an increase of 16.3% in regional exports of the Tomsk region in January-February 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. The share of non-resource exports of the Tomsk region amounted to more than 74%, while in the regions of the Siberian Federal District as a whole - 56.1%, and in Russia as a whole - about 31%.
The volume of non-resource exports of the Tomsk region increased during this period by 44% and amounted to more than 34.3 million dollars (23.7 million dollars - in January-February 2017).
Experts of the Regional Export Support Center, operating on the basis of the Tomsk CCI with the support of the Administration of the Tomsk Region and the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, show a significant growth in non-resource exports of Tomsk enterprises to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam, Mongolia, Belarus, as well as the Netherlands, Germany and the USA. Export to China has decreased in this period.
Among the main commodity positions of the region's non-resource exports are wood chipboards and MDF boards, lumber, cable and wire products, telecommunications equipment, particle accelerators, footwear, appliances and equipment.
Among the main importers of Tomsk products with a 100% share of non-resource goods - Vietnam, USA, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Tajikistan, Afghanistan.
More than 75% of non-resource goods are imported by Mongolia, Germany, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan.
For the dynamic development of mutually beneficial relations with foreign partners, Tomsk CCI planned to organize business missions and presentations of Tomsk products in Vietnam, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan in 2018, and to organize a reception of a business delegation from India and Vietnam.