Russia's Secret Export Totaled More Than $ 55 Billion
In 2018, the volume of secret exports in the widest possible scope (at the level of ten characters of the commodity nomenclature) amounted to $ 63.8 billion. In 2019, a comparable figure fell by $ 8.5 billion, to $ 55.3 billion. Secret exports in 2019 amounted to 13% of total exports of Russian goods ($ 422.8 billion).
The largest importers of Russian defense products, including a relatively small share of civil aviation and chemical compounds, according to the FCS, are Egypt ($ 2.4 billion in 2019), Algeria ($ 1.9 billion), China ($ 1.6 billion), India and the United States ($ 0.9 billion each). Egypt and Algeria practically didn't import secret chemical compounds.
In 2018, Algeria was the leader, importing military products from Russia for a maximum of $ 3.3 billion. Of these, about $ 0.9 billion came from the purchase of warships, according to the FCS.