Russia's oil export revenues decreased by 0.6% in the first four months of this year compared to the same period of the previous year, while natural gas export revenues increased by 2.2% in the same period, according to the data of the Russian Federal Customs Service on Tuesday.
The country's oil export revenues decreased to $34.9 billion in the January-April period compared to the same period last year.
In this period, natural gas export revenues reached $16.9 billion.
During this period, Russia's oil export volume increased by 1.6% to 87.2 million tons, while the natural gas export volume decreased by 5.3%, fell to 76.2 billion cubic meters.
Meanwhile, Russia's exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) increased by 50% to 23.1 million cubic meters, while LNG export revenues increased to $ 3.6 billion.
Last year, Russia had received $129 billion in oil exports and $49.1 billion in natural gas exports.
Reporting By E. Gurkan Abay in Moscow
Writing By Murat Temizer