Koltsovo Customs’ Freight Turnover Up 94% in 2017

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, February 1, 2018. V.A. Sorokin Koltsovo Customs at Yekaterinburg’s Koltsovo Airport came up with a performance report for 2017, their press service reports.

Based on the cargo manifests processed by this customs point last year, their freight turnover rose by 94% compared with the year 2016 and thus amounted to 147,000,000 kg of goods. Countries of the far abroad proved Russian contractors’ primary partners in import/export transactions. France was responsible for 34% of the overall goods turnover, Germany for 21%, the United States of America for 16%, Israel for 4.5%, India for 3.3%, and China for 2.6%.

The goods exported last year mainly fell into the following categories: equipment, mechanical gear, electronic appliances, optical instruments and appliances, supplies, airborne vehicles and their parts. The imported goods fell into the following categories: airborne vehicles and their parts, equipment, electronic appliances, optical instruments and appliances, flowers, and commodities.

RUR 4.44bn got transferred to the federal budget, which exceeded the target figures for the year by 0.29%. Following 683 customs value adjustments for 4,726 goods, another RUR 42.43m got transferred to the budget funds.

All in all, the number of foreign economic activity agents increased by 7% last year and reached 1,021 agents. The number of cargo manifests rose by 14.75% (up from 19,216 in 2016 to 22,051 in 2017).


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