Russia: Agricultural exports in Chuvashia grew by 40% in 2020

Published Apr 21, 2021

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The volume of products exported from Chuvashia at the end of 2020 increased by 40% compared to 2019 due to the region's entry into new markets, including the supply of hops to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan. The Minister of Agriculture of the Republic Sergey Artamonov told TASS about it.

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"In 2020, our exports grew by almost 40% compared to 2019. We sold products worth more than $ 37 million. This year, for the first time in many years, we exported hops to three countries - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan," said the interlocutor of the agency. The minister added that today Chuvashia sends products of the agro-industrial complex to 37 countries. Among them are China, USA, Canada, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Yemen. "From new directions, we began to export poultry meat to China, hops, increased the export of grains and oilseeds, export of coffee and tea to Germany," Artamonov explained. The interlocutor of the agency specified that the republic is also preparing to start exporting dairy products. "We have 90% of the products exported - these are finished processed products, not raw materials. This is also important when there is added value in the production in the region," he said. According to Artamonov, recently the republican authorities in Moscow ...
Source: Agrovesti
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