(AGI) Pesaro, Sept 11 - President of the Chamber of Commerce ofPesaro-Urbino, Alberto Drudi, commented on the "positive"growth in exports from Pesaro in the first half of the year.The total of 1.14 billion euros given by national statisticsagency ISTAT is 9.34 percent higher than the same period of2014, even though there has been "a clear decrease to Russia"."The loss of market share to Moscow has reached very worryinglevels," he continued. The 25.3 percent drop to 45.9 millioneuros is mainly due to the embargo ordered by Brussels, inrelation to which the EU is distinguishing itself by a guiltysilence." The president of the Chamber of Commerce of Pesarowill be at Mebel in Minsk next week, "to organise theattendance, in September 2016, of furniture makers from Marcheregion: an opportunity to work in that market, whichincreasingly represents a possible outlet to the markets of theEast, including Russia." According to Mr Drudi, this is "atrend that leads to moderate optimism and that results from thegreater awareness on the part of companies, which have to beincreasingly active on foreign markets, the only chance tobuild a more solid recovery". The president of the Chamber ofCommerce has just returned from a mission to Beijing andShanghai. Indeed the figures for China as a whole are verypositive, with 20.9 million euros of products exported, a riseof 44.99 percent and 94.9 million imported, an increase of38.72 percent. This is "a sign of the vitality of Pesarocompanies and the economy of that country, which continues togrow at a pace unthinkable for the economies of the rest of theworld," he concluded. (AGI). .