In July, Japan resumed oil imports from the Russian Federation, the volume of which was brought to zero in June, while the Japanese trade deficit in bilateral trade increased by 155%.

The country also significantly increased oil supplies from the Middle East, according to the statistics of the country’s Ministry of Finance, Report informs referring to TASS.

The volume of oil imports from the Russian Federation in July decreased by 65.4% compared to the same period last year. At the same time, the volume of imports of liquefied natural gas from the Russian Federation decreased by 26.1% compared to last year, and coal – by 40.1%.