Serbia and Montenegro - Foreign trade



The UN imposed sanctions on international trade with Yugoslavia in May 1992 and lifted them in December 1995. During the war, when sanctions were in force, dozens of Cypriot companies, set up by senior Serbian officials and businessmen, trafficked millions of dollars in illegal trade.

In 2000 Yugoslavia's imports were distributed among the following categories:

Serbia and Montenegro

Consumer goods 8.8%
Food 7.5%
Fuels 20.1%
Industrial supplies 35.0%
Machinery 12.8%
Transportation 10.1%
Other 5.7%

Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:

Serbia and Montenegro

COUNTRY EXPORTS IMPORTS BALANCE
Bosnia-Herzegovina 254 174 80
Italy 223 390 -167
Macedonia 210 130 80
Germany 177 479 -302
Switzerland 109 92 17
Russia 86 319 -233
Greece 75 132 -57
Hungary 62 123 -61
France 43 89 -46
Austria 42 114 -72
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