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US-RUSSIA TRADE STATISTICS

Largest US Export Industries to Russia (1998)

Oil and Gas Equipment & Services
Mining Equipment & Services
Telecommunications Equipment & Services
Aircraft and Airport Equipment
Food Processing and Packaging Equipment
Medical Equipment
Pharmaceuticals
Electric Power Generation Equipment
Construction Materials
Autos, Light Trucks, and Buses

Agricultural products:

  • Meat (red meat and poultry)
  • Wine and Beer
  • Apples
  • Wheat Flour
  • Cotton

  • According to US Global Trade Outlook 1995-2000, Russia is one of the 10 fastest-growing world markets for US goods.
  • The US is the second largest exporting country to Russia after Germany.
  • In 1995, the Russian export market became the largest as US exports of meat products comprised of the greatest single export category ($785.3 million, more than doubling 1994 exports).
  • A majority of U.S. firms in business in Russia in a majority of sectors are doubling, some tripling their sales on a yearly basis.
  • Kodak, in the last three years, saw sales up to 1000%. They have 50% of the market with qn investment of $40 million. Russia is the firm's second largest market.
  • Russia is Polaroid's largest market.
  • Mary Kay started with 30 sales rep's in 1993, and has 25,000 now. Sales tripled to $75 million in 1996.
  • GE's sales hit a big $500 million in 1996.
  • HP's sales hit $210 million in 1996.
  • Xerox's sales up 50% in 1996.
  • AT&T sales now exceed $100 million.

Source: US Commercial Service Office in Moscow


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