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Russian agricultural production has surged by 20% over the past five years

Global grain production is set for a sharp increase in the next 12 months with Russia remaining the top exporter, according to a report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA projects global wheat production to grow by 46 million tons from the previous year to a record 777 million tons. Russia will be the world’s leading ...

Modified: 15.05.2019
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Turkey's top exports to Russia: Tomatoes, mandarins and lemons

Turkey exported more than 147 million USD (131 million Euro) worth of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia in the first three months of the year. Tomatoes, mandarins and lemons were top export products. According to Eastern Black Sea Exporters' Association ...

Modified: 15.05.2019
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Kazakh region to export fruits, vegetables to Russia’s Tatarstan

Entrepreneurs from Tatarstan’s Kazan have shown interest in fruit and vegetable products of Kazakhstan’s Turkistan region. Minatulla Gasanguseynov, the head of the wholesale and retail company Mariana-Region LLC arrived in the region on a working visit. The company is engaged in the supply of fruits and vegetables to such retail chains as Magnit and X5 Retail Group. The company’s annual turnover is more than 1 billion rubles ($15.3 million). The press service mentioned that the company from...

Modified: 14.05.2019
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Philippines starts mango export to Russia in May

According to provincial agriculturist, Ronie Morante, Guimaras is expected to start the export of its sweet mangoes to Russia in May. Last year, the province was able to produce 11,500 metric tons. This year they are projecting to have more than 12,000 metric tons due to favorable weather condition. Currently, the province has 274,822 ...

Modified: 08.05.2019
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Canned Asparagus Is An Acquired Taste

According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, from January to February, 2019 Russia’s export of canned asparagus (prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar) was 2.5 times as much as its import. For this period Russia exported 316 kg of this product for the total amount of $1.2 thous. and imported 155 kg worth $474. All canned asparagus ...

Modified: 07.05.2019
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Export of agricultural equipment from Russia to Uzbekistan increases

Export of Russian agricultural equipment to Uzbekistan increased 7.5 times compared to 2017, to $20,817 million, Trend reports the press service of Russia's Rosspetsmash association. Russian plants export a wide range of agricultural machinery to Uzbekistan: ...

Modified: 07.05.2019
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First step for Turkey to import Russian meat and dairy products

Ankara and Moscow reached an initial settlement on the supplies of Russia’s dairy and meat products to the Turkish market, Russia’s state news agency TASS reported. "There is the first decision on the access of Russia’s meat products to the Turkish market in the framework of an allocated quota but without customs duties. Now talks are underway on how to formalize this decision. I believe such decisions will be reached in the coming weeks," TASS quoted Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey...

Modified: 24.04.2019
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Over 100 agreements worth $3.3 bln signed at Yalta forum

More than 100 agreements totally worth 215 bln rubles ($3.3 bln) have been signed at the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF). "A total of 102 agreements worth 215 bln rubles," Crimean head Sergei Aksenov said. According to Aksenov, agreements in various fields have been made. Particularly, it is planned to implement projects on agriculture production and processing. "Four projects are already being implemented," he said, adding that those are projects in industry, IT technologies...

Modified: 24.04.2019
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Turkish tomato exports to Russia rise fivefold in first quarter

Between January and March 2019, Turkey's tomato exports to Russia reached $47.52 million, up by 411% compared to the same period last year. According to information compiled from Aegean Exporters' Associations data, Turkey earned $292 million in revenue from tomato exports to 53 countries last year....

Modified: 22.04.2019
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Russia top market for Turkey's fresh fruit, vegetable exports

In the first two months of this year, Turkey exported approximately $365.66 million worth of fresh fruits and vegetables, with Russia importing the most Turkish produce at around $104.53 million. Turkey exported 697,577 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables to 100 countries in January and February....

Modified: 11.03.2019
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Russia Increases vodka export

Russia increased vodka exports by 8.3% in the first nine months of 2018. The growth is largely due to the increase in the value of the product. According to the Federal Custom Service, in the first nine months of 2018, Russia’s exports of vodka amounted to $ 99.5 mln ...

Modified: 13.11.2018
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Russia and Belarus sign food balance sheets for 2019

According to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, Russia and Belarus have signed milk and meat balance sheets for 2019. The mechanism of compiling the forecast balances has been applied over many years to reconcile mutual interests in agricultural trade between Russia and Belarus.

Modified: 25.09.2018
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Russia became the main buyer of Egyptian fruit and vegetables

Egypt stepping up grape and tangerine exports to Russia, said Deputy head of the Committee of the Egyptian Parliament on agriculture Hisham al-Husri. For the period from September 2017 to May 2018 Egypt has sent agricultural products for the sum more than $307 mln to Russia. The supply ...

Modified: 19.09.2018
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China intends to increase natural gas

China intends to increase natural gas supplies from Russia and Kazakhstan in the near future. The deliveries should begin on December 20, 2019. Also, Russia’s Novatek gas producing company jointly with the CNPC is implementing the Yamal LNG project. China became the buyer of the second cargo of LNG from this project. Russia’s Gazprom company and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) in May 2014 signed an agreement on gas supplies from Russia to China along the eastern route. The contract...

Modified: 07.09.2018
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Russia Armenia’s top partner in import and export

Russia is the first in export market with about 25%. The overall trade turnover in the first half of the year amounted to 4 billion 89 million USD, the balance made 1 billion 363 million. “About 14% comes to share of Switzerland, 10,5% to Bulgaria, 6.8 to Germany, ...

Modified: 04.09.2018
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Kalashnikov to start supplying electric motorcycles, cars to UAE — deputy CEO

... Deputy CEO of the company Olga Boitsova told TASS. It was reported earlier that Kalashnikov inked a memorandum of cooperation with Mawarid Holding, the leading manufacturing and investment company in the UAE. "The agreement contemplates first export supplies of electric vehicles produced by Kalashnikov Concern. In particular, these are electric motorcycle UM-1 and electric car UV-4," Boitsova said. Electric transport deliveries are scheduled to 2018-2019, she added. Kalashnikov Concern ...

Modified: 30.08.2018
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Russian company starts exporting Essentuki mineral water to Azerbaijan

Russian company Holding Aqua, a subsidiary of the state-owned company Kavminkurortresursy (KMKR), has started to export mineral water "Essentuki No.4" and "Essentuki No.17" to Azerbaijan. The Russian enterprise has concluded a contract on "Essentuki No.4" and "Essentuki No.17" deliveries to the Republic of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan ...

Modified: 30.08.2018
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Russia to secure oil supplies to Belarus in compliance with agreement

Russia will secure oil supplies to Belarus this year in compliance with the agreement, that was reached earlier, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters. "We will provide supplies exactly in compliance with the agreement," he said. Earlier Reuters reported referring to the protocol of amendments to the bilateral agreement and an explanatory note of Belarusian petrochemical company Belneftekhim that Russia intends to limit duty-free supplies of petroleum products and liquefied...

Modified: 30.08.2018
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Russia to export 200 mln tons of coal in 2018

Russia is expected to export more than 200 million tons of coal in 2018, according to the country’s energy minister. “The export of coal from Russia, according to our estimates, is expected to exceed 200 million tons: about 100 million tons in the west and about 100 ...

Modified: 30.08.2018
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Russia doubled barley exports and increased corn exports in 2017/18

Corn exports from Russia in June 2017/18 totaled 583.2 KMT. They were 3% higher than in the previous month and 31% higher than in June 2016/17. Russia supplied 5.25 MMT of corn to foreign markets in September-June 2017/18, or 2% more than in the same period ...

Modified: 30.08.2018
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POST RUSSIA WORLD CUP – HOW BIG AN EXPORT MARKET IS THE WORLD’S BIGGEST COUNTRY?

Despite the tremendous success of the recent football World Cup, Russia is not always the first country exporters think of as a trading and investment destination. There are several reasons for this; the political headwinds, press coverage and outdated myths (on both sides) often give the impression that Russia is not an easy place to do business. PRIORITY ...

Modified: 30.08.2018
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Russia Decreased Cheese and Cottage Cheese Export

According to the Analytical Center of the Ministry of Agriculture, as of August 19, 2018 Russia’s export of cheese and cottage cheese has stood at 356.809 tn for the total amount of $957.03 thous., it has accounted for 19.1% of January export volume and for 86.7% of July one. By August top 5 cheese and cottage cheese exporters among Russian regions ...

Modified: 29.08.2018
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Russian cargo trains for South America’s railways

Russia will export cargo trains and wagons to South America. This production will be supplied to Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia. Now the railway fleet in this region is about 145 thous. wagons. But the wagon demand increases due to new railroads construction ...

Modified: 29.08.2018
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Foreign Trade Turnover of Siberian Federal District Exceeded $24 bn

In the first half of 2018 foreign trade turnover of the Siberian Federal District has amounted to $24.1 bn and increased by 29.4% compared to the same period of 2017. Export has accounted for 81% of trade turnover ($19.6 bn), whole import has accounted for the rest 19% ($4.6 bn). The main trade partners of the District are China (22% of trade turnover value), the Netherlands (9%), Taiwan (China), the Republic of Korea ...

Modified: 27.08.2018
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Russia’s St. Petersburg to open tourism promotion office on Japan’s Hokkaido Island

The authorities of Russia’s St. Petersburg plan to open a tourism promotion office on Japan’s Hokkaido Island, St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko said at a joint press conference with Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi in Sapporo on Thursday. " The main goal is to promote our tourism product, this is why we would like to open a Visit Petersburg office on Hokkaido ," he said. " I am sure that it will help attract tourists from the city of Sapporo and the entire Hokkaido...

Modified: 23.08.2018
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Chinese entrepreneurs will purchase flax fibre made in Smolensk

During the business meeting between representatives of Muling City Xin Ling Line Textile Co., Ltd (China), members of the Export Support Centre and entrepreneurs from Smolensk within the first All-Russian Flax Field Day 2018, it was agreed that the Chinese partners are ready to purchase the flax fibre manufactured in Smolensk in batches of 20 tons and more. Muling City ...

Modified: 22.08.2018
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Moscow Expands Non-Resource Exports

From January to July, 2018 Moscow’s non-resource non-energy export has increased by 8% and amounted to $10.79 bn, while in the first half of 2017 this figure was $9.9 bn. For the first six months of 2018 the capital city has accounted for almost 16% of Russia’s non-resource non-energy export. Among Moscow’s ...

Modified: 22.08.2018
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Russia’s aluminum export increased by 1.7% in the first half of 2018

For the six months of 2018 Russia’s export volume of unwrought aluminum has amounted to 1.6 mln tn and increased by 1.7% compared to the same period of 2017. According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, aluminum export in terms of value has increased by 10.9% to $2.8 bn. For this ...

Modified: 20.08.2018
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35 thous. foreigners improved their health in Volgograd’s Hospitals

35 thous. foreign citizens employed services of Volgograd Region’s health facilities. The health services requested by foreigners at most were dental treatment, rehabilitation actions, cardiac surgery and endoprosthesis replacement. Medical tourism in the region is been developing within the framework of the new national public health service project that will act till 2024. According to the press service of Volgograd Region Administration, the participation in this project has been already confirmed...

Modified: 20.08.2018
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Ripe, Sugar, Rich Watermelons for Export

In 2017 Russia exported more than 34 thous. tn of fresh watermelons worth $4.18 mln. The main watermelon importers, which accounted for 97% of all Russia’s watermelon export in terms of value, were Belarus (32%), Lithuania (29%), Ukraine (21%) and Latvia (14%)....

Modified: 15.08.2018
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Russian companies ready to supply power plant equipment to Argentina

Russian companies are ready to supply equipment for thermal, nuclear and hydropower plants to Argentina. "Russian manufacturers of power machine-building and electrical industry are currently viewing an opportunity to deepen cooperation with Argentina. In particular, Russian companies participate in tenders for delivery of Russian equipment for turbine rooms, hydro-mechanical equipment and auxiliary systems for Argentinian hydropower plants under construction and planned for upgrade. In...

Modified: 13.08.2018
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Egypt is stepping up exports of agricultural products to Russia

Egypt significantly increased the export of agricultural products to Russia continues to increase shipments due to the continuing counter-sanctions, said RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Committee of the Egyptian Parliament on agriculture Hisham al-Husri. Four years ago, on 6 August 2014 ...

Modified: 08.08.2018
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Russia resumes wheat supplies to Brazil — watchdog

... watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said. The first lot of Russian wheat amounting to 26.2 thousand tonnes was shipped to Brazil from the Kaliningrad Region for the first time in eight years. Specialists of the regulator negotiated conditions of the Russian wheat export to the Brazilian market with the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, the Russian authority said. According to information from the exporting company received by Rosselkhoznadzor, the mentioned lot of Russian wheat underwent all the laboratory tests ...

Modified: 07.08.2018
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Russia is the key market for Azerbaijani persimmons

Azerbaijan plans to produce 200,000 tons of persimmons by the end of this year, which will slightly exceed last year's figure, said Gadir Yusifov, the chairman of the Azerbaijan Association of Persimmon Producers and Exporters, who added that the revenues obtained from the export of these products in 2017 amounted to $100 million. This is a fairly good result, believes the chairman of the association, since this amount is expected to be stable in monetary terms ...

Modified: 06.08.2018
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Azerbaijan plans to increase exports to Russia

Azerbaijan plans to increase its exports to Russia by the end of 2018, trade representative of Azerbaijan to Russia Ruslan Aliyev told Trend. "The main share in the increase in exports will fall on fruits and vegetables (persimmon, hazelnuts, tomatoes, potatoes), jet kerosene,...

Modified: 02.08.2018
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Russia’s car exports fail to meet forecasts

Russian vehicle exports are behind government expectations, despite being up 3% on last year’s figures. The country exported 34,200 finished vehicles between January and May this year, according to the country’s Federal Custom Service, but due to the logistics ...

Modified: 31.07.2018
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Russia may export Project 22800 corvettes to Vietnam, India, China

... Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said. "These ships are very successful: they have a big tonnage, good armament, and Kaliber is the most important thing. The corvette has an acceptable price, it is small, compact and fast. I believe that it has a good export potential for a number of countries, especially from the Asia-Pacific Region - Vietnam, China, India and others," Borisov said. Currently, the units of Russia’s Navy, namely the Baltic, the Northern, the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian ...

Modified: 30.07.2018
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Russia plans to export meat, fish and sugar to South Africa

Russia’s Agriculture Ministry eyes exporting meat and fish products, butter and sugar to South Africa, Minister Dmitry Patrushev said at the BRICS summit in Johannesburg, adding that an agreement on cooperation in the fishing and mariculture sectors is planned to be signed by governments ...

Modified: 30.07.2018
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Peruvian Airlines eyes buying Russia's SSJ-100, MC-21 airplanes

Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) and Peruvian Airlines signed an agreement of intent to purchase 10 SSJ-100 and 10 MC-21 passenger jets. Documents were signed by GSS President Alexander Rubtsov and CEO of Peruvian Airlines Cesar Catano. Peruvian Airlines plans to set up a subsidiary to operate SSJ-100 passenger jets, Chief Executive of the airline Cesar Catano told. "It will be a subsidiary named Aero Peru," Catano said. "It is planned to be established in 2020s," he added...

Modified: 27.07.2018
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Russia ramping up domestic car exports to European market

Sales of Russia-made Lada cars increased by almost 11 percent across the EU in the first half of 2018, data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) shows. In general, export sales of Russia’s AvtoVAZ, which manufactures Lada vehicles, increased by 64 percent, amounting to 16,592 cars. ACEA said that the largest export markets for Lada were Kazakhstan and Belarus. Data showed 5,854 and 4,206 cars have been purchased ...

Modified: 25.07.2018
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Gazprom raises gas production by 8.5%, export - 5.8%

Russian gas giant Gazprom has increased gas production by 8.5% to 270.1 billion cubic meters in the period from January 1 through to July 15, 2018, the company said in its report, adding that its export to non-CIS countries has grown by 5.8% to reach 108.9 billion cubic meters. In addition, the company reported 6.7% (by 1.1 billion cubic meters) growth of gas production to 17.1 billion cubic meters on July 1 - July 15, as compared to the same ...

Modified: 17.07.2018
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Rostov Region increases ice-cream export to Ukraine

From January to April, 2018 ice-cream and edible ice export from Rostov Region to Ukraine has been 5 times as much as compared to the same period of the last year and amounted to $829 thous. with a total weight of 265 tn. Besides, from January to April, 2018 Rostov Region has exported ice-cream to China,...

Modified: 06.07.2018
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Russia’s grain export to China first time above 1 mln tonnes

Exports of the Russian grain to China reached a record-breaking level in this agricultural year and is above 1 mln tonnes first time. According to the Argus Phyto system, 1.23 mln tonnes of grain were supplied to the China market from July 1, 2017 to ...

Modified: 17.05.2018
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Rostov Region Boosts Wheat Exports

Rostov Region’s exports of cereals surged by 44% to 14.4m tons worth $242 million in 2017, increasing the region’s share to 32% in total Russian grain exports and taking it to the first place among Russia’s cereal exporters. Wheat and meslin accounted for 84% of Rostov’s ...

Modified: 06.03.2018
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Crimea Earns $6m Exporting Calcinated Soda

Calcinated soda exports from the Crimea rose to a total of 43,900 tons worth $6 million in 2017, according to official Russian customs statistics. Calcinated soda accounts for 20% of the peninsula’s total exports. The leading importers of Crimean calcinated ...

Modified: 06.03.2018
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Stavropol Territory Leading Russian Exporter of Poultry Meat

Stavropol Territory was Russia’s No. 1 fowl meat and poultry byproduct exporter in 2017 with a 18 % share in the total Russian exports of poultry. According to official Russian customs statistics, Stavropol exported 49,900 tons of poultry meat to $56,4m in 2017 — a 82% leap from the previous year. Stavropol exports ...

Modified: 05.03.2018
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RUSSIA WORLD LEADER IN EXPORT

Russia world leader in export

Modified: 01.03.2018
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St. Pete Boosts and Expands Tankers Exports

St. Petersburg’s shipbuilders exported tankers to US$241m to six countries in 2017 — a whopping 569% rise on 2016 when they sold one worth US$36m to Portugal. The six new importers accounting for 80% (US$192m) of St. Pete’s exports in 2017 were the Netherlands (30%), Denmark ...

Modified: 27.02.2018
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China Key Importer of Russian Whales, Other Marine Mammals

China boosted its imports of live whales, dolphins, porpoises, sea-cows, dugongs, seals, sea lions and walruses from Russia to US$6.8m in 2016 — a 32% increase on the previous year. China accounts for 99% of Russia’s exports of marine mammals which amounted to US$6.9m in 2016. In the first three months of 2017 alone, Chinese imports from Russia rose to US$708,000. Russia, whose share in the world’s export of live marine life is 53%, is the world’s leading exporter,...

Modified: 27.02.2018
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Russia Builds Up Frozen Fish Exports

Russia’s exports of frozen fish rose from US$1.4bn to US$1.6bn from January through September of 2017 — 11% up from the first nine months of 2016. The key exports are Alaska pollock and cod with their respective 40% and 19% shares in the total, worth US$623 ...

Modified: 26.02.2018
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