According to customs statistics, in January-February of 2011, imports of goods from non-CIS countries amounted to $ 28 542,4 million, and compared to the same period of 2010, increased by 42,9%.
In February 2011, the volume of import of goods from non-CIS countries amounted to $ 16 800 million, having increased by 43,1% or $ 5 057,6 in just a month.
The growth of imports from non-CIS countries was observed for all product groups, customs officials say. In particular, imports of textiles and shoes increased by 44,6% ($ 1 210,0).
Import of textile products and shoes increased due to an increase in purchases of knitted fabric by 58,2%, knitted clothing by 54%, textile by 48,8%, textile by 44,5%, chemical yarn by 41,9%, and finished textile by 39,8 %, shoes - by 38,4%, cotton - by 27,4%, chemical fibers - by 25,2%.
Compared to February last year, imports from non-CIS countries increased by 41,1%.
In February 2011, compared with February 2010, there was an increase in purchases of textiles and shoes - by 27,1%.In the textile and footwear group, purchases of knitted clothing increased by 66,5%, cotton by 49,9%, textile by 42,8%, chemical fiber by 34,6%, textile by 21,8%, finished textiles by 13,6%, chemical threads - by 10.7%, shoes - by 9,4%, while purchases of knitted fabric were reduced by 5,8%.