In January-February 2014, Russia's incomes from exports of natural gas increased by 4.8% to $12.495 billion against $11.919 billion for the same period in 2013, Russia's Federal Customs Service informed.
In physical terms, gas exports from Russia increased by 9% to 37.4 bcm from 34.3 bcm.
In particular, Russia's gas exports to the CIS countries in January-February 2014 decreased by 3.5 year-on-year to 11 bcm from 11.4 bcm for the same period in 2013. Russia's gas exports to other countries increased by 15.3% to 26.4 bcm against 22.9 bcm the year before.
It will be recalled that Russia increased its two-month gas production by 1% year-on-year to 124 bcm