Russia set a record for the export of agricultural products (agroindustrial complex), by November 28, it amounted to $ 31.2 billion, which is more than the indicators for the entire last year (30.5 billion) and 21 percent more than on the same date in 2020. This was announced by the Agroexport center under the Ministry of Agriculture, reports Interfax…
The maximum growth rates were shown by the fat-and-oil industry; since the beginning of the year, supplies increased by 49 percent. The bulk of grain exports increased by 10 percent to 9,415 billion.
The supply of fish and seafood from Russia increased by 29 percent of meat and dairy products – by 30 percent, the food and processing industry – by 11 percent, also by 11 percent.
The European Union remains the largest size, with shipments increasing 44 percent to $ 4,171 billion.
Turkey is in second place, it purchased products of the Russian agro-industrial complex for 3,755 billion, an increase of 36 percent. China, South Korea and Kazakhstan are also in the top five. According to the forecast of the Ministry of Agriculture, in 2021 the export of agricultural products will amount to $ 34-35 billion. By 2030, 47.1 billion is expected.
Earlier it became known that food exports from Russia to China may decrease by 10 percent by the end of 2021, to $ 3.6 billion due to restrictions on the import of fish and seafood. From January to October, deliveries of agricultural products from Russia to China decreased by 16.5 percent, to 3.08 million tons, in money terms – by 8.3 percent, to 2.9 billion dollars.