The Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA) notes, "The country is open to foreign trade in spite of the nationalistic attitude of its leaders and strict legislation and tariff policies. Russia is among the 10 largest exporters and the 20 largest importers in the world. Russia shows a trade surplus, and it will increase again in spite of the fall of raw materials price and the deterioration of the economic situation worldwide."

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