Kostroma region foreign economic activity
According to the data of 2011 the volume of the export products was 201 million US dollars, same indicator in the 1st quarter of the year 2012 accounts 43,2 million US dollars.
The products of wood processing and machinery prevail in the commodity composition of export in 2012. The same can be said about metals and wares made out of it. The volume of the imported goods in 2011 was 162,2 million US dollars, in the 1st quarter of the year 2012 import volume accounts 40,7 million US dollars.
Deliveries of equipment, transport facilities, paper, cardboard, ferrous metals and wares made out of them make the major part of the import commodity composition in 2012.
The Kostroma region successfully cooperates with more than 70 countries. Main trade partners are: the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Ireland, China, Germany, Ukraine, Italy, Uzbekistan, Czech Republic, Latvia, Turkey, USA, Poland, Great Britain, France, Egypt.