Ministry of Commerce has evolved a strategy to gain a bigger share in the Russian Federation’s agriculture and food market. Five product categories covering citrus varieties, potato, rice, dairy products and tobacco have been identified for export to Russia. Currently, Pakistan’s major exports to Russia include woven cotton fabrics, fruit and fruit preparations, synthetic fabrics, rice, articles of apparel
other than textiles, vegetables and surgical instruments.
Bilateral trade between Pakistan and Russia stood at $419.34 million in 2013-14 as against $484.47 million in the previous year, reflecting a decline of $65.13m or 13.45 percent.