Russia-U.S. trade up 24.6 pct in Jan.-May: customs
Trade volume between the two countries reached 8.7 billion U.S. dollars from January to May, with Russia selling 3.9 billion worth of goods to the United States and buying 4.8 billion from it.
Bilateral trade began to decline in 2014 when the United States and its allies imposed economic sanctions against Russia over its alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis, prompting Moscow to take reciprocal measures.
In 2016, Russia-U.S. trade amounted to 19.9 billion U.S. dollars, plummeting from 29.1 billion in 2014. Enditem
Xi Jinping stresses correct implementation of "One country, Two systems" in Hong Kong
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