Russia ramps up agricultural exports by almost 20% since January

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Supplies of Russian agricultural products abroad have risen since the beginning of the year, totaling $26 billion as of October 24, data by the AgroExport division of the country’s Ministry of Agriculture shows.

The figure is 19.5% higher than during the same period of last year. Exports of grain increased 11.6% to over $8 billion, while sales of fish and seafood soared 21.1% to $5.1 billion. Deliveries of fat and oil products jumped 47.5% to $5.35 billion. Exports of products from the food processing industry rose by 8.9% to $3.5 billion, while meat and dairy products grew 29.9% to more than $1 billion.

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