Kazakhstan’s foreign trade turnover amounted to $18.23 billion in January-April 2016, down by 29.8% YoY.
Mutual trade with countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) dropped 1.4 times, to $3.62 billion during the period.
Kazakh export, where 72% accounted for fuel and energy products, decreased by 31.2%, to $11.03 billion in January-April.
The country’s export has been strongly affected by the record decline in oil prices globally in early 2016.
Meanwhile, Kazakhstan’s imports decreased by 27.7% YoY, to $7.21 billion in January-April. (Trend/Business World Magazine)