TASS announced the opening of the Russian market for the supply of beef from Bolivia. Along with Russia, this South American country received the right to export cattle meat to Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
On September 23, the opening of beef exports to five CIS countries became one of the news items on the Unitel commercial television network. Acting President of Bolivia Jeanine Añez Chavez announced the received permission for the supply of meat. In her speech to the audience, she called this event a dream come true, and noted that new foreign economic contacts will contribute to the country's economic growth.
Last year, Bolivia shipped 3.5 thousand tons of beef for export. The main importers were Peru, Ecuador and China.