Russia increased agricultural export by 16%




Since the start of 2021 and as of April 4, Russia exported agricultural products at the general sum of 7.1 bln USD, up by 16% compared to the same period of 2020, informed Agroexport Center at the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia.

Particularly, Russia increased export of grain by 41% to 2.6 bln USD, meat and dairy products by 17% to 241 mln USD, fat&oil products by 39% to 1.7 bln USD, other agricultural products by 7% to 983 mln USD.

Turkey was the leading importer of Russian agricultural products. It increased import of Russian products by 29% to 1.143 bln USD. Supplies to China grew by 5% to 1.105 bln USD, to the EU by 12% to 803 mln USD, Egypt by 23% to 601 mln USD, South Korea by 28% to 446 mln USD.

Turkey was the key destination for Russian grain (at the sum of 622 mln USD). Grain export to Egypt totaled 526 mln USD.  

Turkey imported Russian fat&oil products at the sum of412 mln USD, China - 331 mln USD.