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Imports of Dairy Products Show Dynamic Growth

Imports of Dairy Products Show Dynamic Growth

Over the past nine months of the year, the import of dairy products into Russia has increased dramatically, compared to the same period last year, according to the materials of FCS. The import of butter has surged especially greatly, rising over the last year’s 87.2 thousand tonnes by more than 36 percent. In terms of…

Plans to increase tequila deliveries to the Russian market

Plans to increase tequila deliveries to the Russian market

After the 2014 crisis the Russian Federation lost its place among the leaders in tequila consumption; the peak consumption volume, seven years ago, reached 2 mln liters per year, while in 2015 it fell to 500,000 liters. Ramon Gonzalez Figueroa, the General Director of the Mexican Tequila Regulatory Council, told RIA Novosti that in his…

Import of vegetarian meat to Russia increased significantly

Import of vegetarian meat to Russia increased significantly

Retail stores in Russia are beginning to sell products by the world’s most famous producer of meat alternative, Beyond Meat, Vedomosti reports. The products will be sold as patties which can be used to make burgers. The manufacturer makes vegetarian meat using peas, water, canola oil, residues of cocoa beans, hemp and other products may…

Russia is to get more groceries, dishes and rugs from Iran

Russia is to get more groceries, dishes and rugs from Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran is going to get preferential treatment when it comes to exporting fruits and vegetables, including dried fruit, as well as dishes and rugs to Russia, according to the Izvestia newspaper. Imports from Iran are expected to rise as a result of a new agreement that is about to go into…

Russia is to get more fish and meat form Namibia

Russia is to get more fish and meat form Namibia

Namibia is making the first tentative steps to increase sales of its agricultural products in Russia, including fish and meat. This announcement was made by the Russian ambassador to Namibia Valery Utkin, who gave an interview to TASS in the run-up to the Russia-Africa summit. According to him, one area where potential for cooperation is especially…

Kuban food products are in demand on the international market

Kuban food products are in demand on the international market

Manufacturers of food products of the Krasnodar region are expanding their export geography, as follows from the announcement of the regional administration quoting the regional Department of Investments and Development of Small and Medium-sized Businesses following the results of the international exhibition of food products. Krasnodar food products will reportedly be exported to China, Kazakhstan,…

Imports from Africa mainly comprise food and agricultural commodities

Imports from Africa mainly comprise food and agricultural commodities

The share of food and agricultural commodities supplies from African countries to Russia in total imports amounted to almost 60 percent last year, according to TASS, citing data from the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. Chemical industry products came second with the share of 8.6 percent, textiles and textile products ranked the third,…

Russia may start importing mushrooms from Japan

Russia may start importing mushrooms from Japan

Japan’s leader of mushroom production plans to open a representative office in Russia and start selling its products in this country. That’s according to news.ru, which quotes a representative of the Japanese company. According to him, they’re currently researching the Russian market. They plan to offer four types of mushrooms here: bunasimedi, bumabi, iringe, miatake….

Philippine tuna to be sent to Russia

Philippine tuna to be sent to Russia

Philippines authorities hope to sign profitable trade deals with Russian companies to export tuna to Russia, GOV.PH reports following a visit of the Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte to Russia. According to Philippines cabinet secretary Karlo Nograles, three memorandums of mutual understanding and trade cooperation have been signed. The agreements are a result of efforts by…

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