By September 6, Russia exported agricultural products worth $ 17.6 billion, which is 14% more than on the same date last year ($ 15.4 billion), according to the federal center “Agroexport” under the Ministry of Agriculture. At the same time, the cost of 1 ton of export products dropped to $ 401 from $ 416.
Since the beginning of the year, most of all, grain has been exported – for $ 5.5 billion.Export of fish amounted to $ 3.3 billion, fat and oil products – $ 3.1 billion.
China remains the main buyer of Russian raw materials and food – by $ 2.5 billion, which is 28% more than a year earlier ($ 1.98 billion). His purchases are the most fish – for $ 1.1 billion.
Turkey ranks second with $ 1.98 billion against $ 1.6 billion last year (an increase of 25%), the third is the EU with $ 1.85 billion against $ 1.67 (an increase of 11%), respectively. Turkey bought most of all grain ($ 1.1 billion), the EU – fish ($ 601 million).
In 2019, the Russian Federation exported agricultural products worth $ 25.6 billion. According to the federal project “Export of agricultural products” this year, supplies are provided for $ 25 billion.
The Federal Center “Agroexport” is engaged in consulting support for exporters, forecasting and analyzing the situation in foreign markets, assessing tariff and non-tariff restrictions on agricultural exports, creating an industry system for promoting agricultural products to foreign markets.