In the first half of 2019, agricultural trade between Russia and China increased by 8.2% compared to the same period last year
At the same time, the export of agricultural products to China grew by 27% and exceeded the $ 1.9 billion mark, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture Maxim Uvaidov during a working trip to the Belgorod Region.
The deputy minister praised the work of the Russian and Chinese competent authorities to include new enterprises in the dairy and meat sector in the register of exporters. According to the estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the volume of export of poultry meat to China, which is one of the most promising export markets for the Russian Federation, may exceed $ 100 million by the end of 2019.
Since the beginning of 2019, supplies of Russian poultry meat to China have already reached 18.7 thousand tons worth more than $ 41 million. At the same time, the dynamics of deliveries from month to month has shown steady growth, increasing from 54 tons in February this year to more than 7, 5 thousand tons in August.