Russia’s import from Ukraine decreased by 37% in January 2014 and reached $698.3 million, the Russian Federal Customs Service (FTS) reported on Friday.

Russia’s export to Ukraine did not change as compared with January 2013 and amounted to $2.65 billion, the Russian service said.

In 2014 trade surplus was of $1.25 billion against $836.8 million in 2013, the FTS said.