Kazakhstan's trade with EAEU counties grew by 34% in January-July
ALMATY. Sept 19 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan's trade with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in January-July 2017 rose to $9.416 billion, a 34.9% increase year-over-year, the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of Economics has announced.
Exports rose by 37.5% to $2.878 billion, and imports increased by 32.5% to $6.538 billion.
Mineral commodities accounted for the largest part of Kazakhstan's exports or 36.4%, metals and metal products for 34.2%, chemical products for 14.1%, and livestock products, vegetables, and food products for 8.5%.
Cars and equipment made up 23.8% of total EAEU imports, mineral commodities for 16.6%, chemical products for 16.3%, metals and metal products for 15.4%, and livestock products, vegetables, and food products for 13.3%.