The US has increased imports of goods from Russia for the first time since April

The US has increased imports of goods from Russia to $522.1m since April

The US has increased imports of goods from Russia for the first time since April

According to the US Bureau of Statistics, the US increased imports of goods from Russia by 7.7% in August compared to July 2022 to $522.1 million, the first increase in imports since April this year.

It is noted that in July, imports stood at $484.8 million.

Meanwhile, exports of goods from the USA to the Russian Federation fell by 19% in August compared to July to $66.8 million.

During a total of eight months of 2022, the U.S. imported goods from Russia for 12.1 billion dollars, and exported to Russia – 1.3 billion dollars.