The volume of exports of U.S. goods to Russia in 2022 was a record low for the entire time of calculating the indicators of Russian-American trade and amounted to $1.7 billion, according to data published Tuesday in the monthly report on trade turnover of the main statistical agency of the United States - the Census Bureau, reports TASS.
The document notes that the volume of exports of U.S. products to Russia last year fell by about 3.7 times - from about $6.4 billion in 2021. The maximum value of this indicator was recorded in 2013 - $11.1 billion. The past minimum value was recorded in 1999 - $2.05 billion.
Russian imports into the U.S. in 2022 dropped to about $14.45 billion from the $29.6 billion recorded in 2021. The 2021 value of Russian imports into the U.S. was the highest since 2011, when it was $34.6 billion (the all-time high). According to the bureau, Russian imports to the U.S. were at their lowest in 1992, at $481.4 million.
Last year, U.S. imports of Russian goods peaked in March at $2.7 billion, and then peaked in September at $332.1 million. The maximum volume of U.S. exports to Russia in 2022 was in February at $497.5 million, and the minimum was in June at $58 million, the lowest monthly total since January of 2004.