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Exports of Confectionaries Reach 1.3 Billion Dollars

Exports of Confectionaries Reach 1.3 Billion Dollars

Russian confectionary industry remains one of the growth drivers for exports of agricultural products, according to a message from the press centre of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, following a meeting between Deputy Minister of Agriculture Oksana Lut and heads of companies–members of the Association of Confectionary Companies. The Ministry of Agriculture informs that Russian…

Shipments of Perishable Products to China May Become Faster

Shipments of Perishable Products to China May Become Faster

Russia is planning to organise shipments of perishable products to China via complete container trains, according to the press centre of the Russian Export Centre. A pilot batch of refrigerated containers with chicken meat is expected to be shipped by rail next month. As of right now, agricultural products that Russia exports to China via…

Russia Boosts Imports of Palm and Palm Kernel Oil

Russia Boosts Imports of Palm and Palm Kernel Oil

In January, the import of palm oil and its fractions to Russia increased by 4.2 per cent as compared with the same period of the last year, according to the materials of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat). In physical terms the imports amounted to 78,400 tons. Imports of coconut (copra), palm kernel and babassu…

Russian Online Food Sales on the Rise

Russian Online Food Sales on the Rise

Data from February has shown that Russia’s fastest growing trade segment were online sales of foodstuffs, Izvestia said, referencing expert data and assessments of the country’s largest retailers. Sources mention that amid the coronavirus pandemic, revenues of online shops increased by 24% in February, year-on-year. According to E-Commerce Russia, the share of foodstuffs in the Russian e-commerce…

Prices of Imported Wine Can Go Up a Third

Prices of Imported Wine Can Go Up a Third

Within the following 3 or 4 months, retail prices of foreign wine products is expected to increase by 30%, those of foreign strong alcoholic beverages – by 20%. This forecast, which was made by Pavel Shapkin, Chairman of the National Association for Consumer Rights Protection, in his commentary to RIA Novosti, is based on the…

Russia Imports Rye for the First Time in Three Years

Russia Imports Rye for the First Time in Three Years

In the current agricultural season—from last July to this June—Russia began to import rye for the first time in three years to meet the needs of flour mills, Agroinvestor reports. According to the source (with reference to the Federal Agricultural Supervision Service), imports have already amounted to 33 thousand tons. The main suppliers of rye to…

Russia increased import of dairy products and coffee

Russia increased import of dairy products and coffee

Supply of milk and condensed cream in Russia as of the end of the previous year increased by 6.4 percent compared to 2018, amounting to 177,500 tons, according to the Federal Customs Service. Imports of butter significantly increased by 33 percent, reaching almost 119,000 tons. Also, the supply of cheese and cottage cheese increased by…

Report Has Named the Fastest Growing Segment of Fruit Imports

Report Has Named the Fastest Growing Segment of Fruit Imports

Last year, Russia imported a record 80 thousand tonnes of plums, reports EastFruit, citing official statistics. Therefore, plum imports have exceeded the import volume even of such popular fruits as cherries or apricots. Compared to the year before last, Russian import of plums has risen by four percent, while its five-year growth has amounted to…

The Center for Food Systems of the Russian Academy of Sciences will assess the quality of exported products

The Center for Food Systems of the Russian Academy of Sciences will assess the quality of exported products

The Federal Research Center for Food Systems named after V.M. Gorbatova of the Russian Academy of Sciences has become the reference laboratory for the assessment of conformity of food products and fodder exported to the EU, China, UAE and Egypt, as stated by the press center of the Federal Research Center . The Center has the right to issue…

Sales of Foreign Alcoholic Beverages Growing in the Russian Market

Sales of Foreign Alcoholic Beverages Growing in the Russian Market

According to retail.ru, citing data provided by the Nielsen analytical company, alcohol was the only growing macro-industry on the Russian FMCG market last year, both in monetary and quantitative terms. Alcohol sales grew by 2 percent in physical and 4.2 percent in monetary terms. According to the study, in 2019, all types of alcohol saw…

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