Russian Ministry of Agriculture plans to double agricultural exports volume in 7-10 years


The Russian Ministry of Agriculture plans to increase the volume of exports of agricultural products in money terms in 7-10 years, the Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev said on Wednesday in an interview with Rossiya 24 TV channel.

"This year the volume of exports will reach $20 bln. The goal we set for ourselves is to double these figures within 7-10 years, it is possible," he said, adding that the volume of exports in 2017 is a record.

Earlier, the Minister of Agriculture said that the export of agricultural products from Russia in the next five years would increase from $17 bln to $21 bln.


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