Russian agro-exports to the USA grew by 68%

Frozen Crab
United States
Published Oct 17, 2020

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According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in January-August 2020, Russia exported agricultural products to the United States in the amount of $ 82 million, which is 68% more than in the same period last year, the press service of FGBU Agroexport told The DairyNews.

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The largest position in agricultural exports is frozen crabs, of which 955 tons worth $ 20 million were shipped over 8 months, while for the same period in 2019 the physical volume was less than 1 ton. As a result, in 2020, the United States is among the top 5 buyers of Russian frozen crabs. The top 3 products also include confectionery, sales of which, compared to the same period last year, increased in volume by 34% to 2.2 thousand tons, in monetary terms - by 26% to 6.7 million dollars. fillets amounted to 791 tons (+ 22%) worth $ 6.5 million (+ 18%), alcohol - 3.3 thousand tons (+ 23%) for $ 6.4 million (+ 16%). In addition, this year Russia has increased its exports to the United States of frozen fish, ice cream, and molasses. The United States is both the world's largest exporter of agricultural products and the largest importer: according to the ITC Trade Map, in 2019 the country sold food products worth $ 142 billion abroad, and imported them in the amount of $ 166 ...
Source: Dairy
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