By September 20, Russia increased the export of agricultural products by 14% – to $ 19 billion, compared with $ 16.6 billion at the same date last year.
According to the Agroexport center under the Ministry of Agriculture, China is the largest buyer of Russian agricultural products, which imported them for $ 2.67 billion, which is 27% more than a year ago. The basis of supplies is made up of fish – for $ 1.194 billion.
In second place is Turkey. Supplies to this country also grew by 27%, to $ 2.116 billion, of which $ 1.222 billion fell on grain. The three leaders are traditionally closed by the European Union, exports to which grew by 7%, to $ 1.96 billion. The largest part – $ 633 million – is made up of fish supplies.
The top 10 main buyers of Russian agricultural products also include Kazakhstan, the Republic of Korea, Egypt, Belarus, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, and Azerbaijan.
According to the federal project “Export of agricultural products”, the supply of agricultural products this year should amount to $ 25 billion. Experts estimate higher. As reported, according to the forecast of the Center for Industry Expertise of the Russian Agricultural Bank, exports can reach $ 27-28 billion.In 2019, it amounted to $ 25.6 billion.