Skip to comments.U.S. sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed
Posted on 07/29/2014 12:02:26 PM PDT by McGruff
In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putins, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen.
U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that exports rose 17 percent from March through May _ the most recent months for which the data is available _ compared with the previous three months, before sanctions were imposed. The value of exports has risen in each consecutive month this year, an unusual trend in a trade relationship that historically fluctuates on a monthly basis.
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This is Obama’s America.
If he says you can keep your doctor, you will lose your doctor.
If he says you can keep your health plan, you will lose your health plan.
If he says he supports Israel, then Israel is well and truly screwed.
If he says exports to Russia will decrease, they increase.
He is a bald-faced, inveterate, 100%-of-the-time, LIAR.
Well sure, businesses can sell the products for more.
It’s called a dead cat bounce —
The problem is that the US and EU will only go so far with sanctions, as the EU economy needs the energy AND the Obama Administration is unwilling to do what it needs to make the US become energy independent and be an exporter.