Fish imports in the first quarter declined by 2.7% to RUR 170.5 thousand tons ($470,3 million). According to customs statistics, the supply of bananas in January-may decreased by 1.7% to 717,4 thousand tons ($432,5 million), apples - by 11.4%, to 523,1 million tons ($309,7 million). Imports of citrus increased by 5.7%, to 805,9 million tons ($578,2 million).
The supply of coffee increased by 14.6 percent, to 92.5 million tons ($260,3 million), tea declined by 11%, to 63.9 thousand tons (us $185.9 million).
In addition, in January-may Russia imported 409,9 million tons ($256,4 million) of palm oil, which is 0.7% lower than a year earlier. The supply of vegetable oil has collapsed at 90.8%, to 1.3 thousand tons ($1.1 million). Import of raw sugar grew by 29.2%, to 2.8 million tons ($1.9 million), white sugar - by 51% to of 173.7 thousand tons ($54 million). Cocoa beans were imported to 23.9 thousand tons ($63.1 million), which is 18.3% more than in five months last year, cocoa butter 13.4 thousand tons ($79 million), is 1.9 per cent higher than a year earlier.
The supply of products, containing cocoa, grew by 12.8%, to 45.6 thousand tons ($201,1 million). Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in January-may were imported on $1 billion 009,1 million, which is 3.8% more than in the corresponding period last year. Delivery of raw tobacco increased by 14% to 69,2 thousand tons ($316.1 million). Cigarettes and cigars were imported $23.8 million, which is by 56.3 percent less than a year earlier.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"