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In May 2022, according to Rosstat, 3.7 thousand cars were produced in Russia, which is 96.7% less than in May 2021 (112.2 thousand). Production of trucks decreased by about 40%, from 12.5 to 7.6 thousand. May 2022 in central Russia is the coldest in the last 20 years, the average temperature is +10.7 degrees Celsius (against the norm of +13.6). The opposite picture is observed in Siberia. The temperature in some regions is above +30 degrees Celsius. This is one of the consequences of climatic changes. In Q1 2022, trade between Russia and China reached $38.17 billion, up 28.7% over Q1 2021. Exports of Chinese products - +25.9% year-on-year, shipments from Russia - +31%. In 2021, the volume of trade between Russia and China increased by 35.2% and amounted to $140.705 billion. In April 2022, according to the Russian Association for Electronic Communications, about 70-100 thousand IT specialists may emigrate from Russia. So far, about 50-70 thousand such specialists have already left the country. In 2021, according to Rosstat, consumer prices in Russia increased by 8.39%. The following goods rose in price most of all: building materials (23.8%), meat and bird meat (17.5%), tobacco products (16.4%), cereals and legumes (16.1%), chicken eggs (16%), hotel services (12.3%). More notes from Russia »
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