BEIJING, 10 January – RIA News. In mid-December last year, the business turnover of Russia and China exceeded one hundred billion dollars, said the official representative of the Chinese trade ministry Gao Feng.
According to him, this figure has become a "historical record". The final data will be published later.
Gao Feng stressed that Russia is in first place among China's major trading partners in the growth of trade. Beijing continues to be the largest trading partner of Moscow, in turn, Russia is in tenth place in this indicator among the Chinese partners.
A ministry spokesman said Beijing is ready to continue its efforts to develop Russian-Chinese relations.
According to the General Customs Administration of China, the commercial turnover between the countries in the period January-November 2018 increased by 27.8% compared to the same period of 2017 and amounted to 97.23 billion dollars. Chinese exports to Russia grew 12%, to $ 43.45 billion and imports from Russia – by 44.3%, to $ 53.78 billion.