The export of Russian agricultural production grew by 4%

07.02.2017

By the end of 2016, Russia exported agricultural products to $17 billion

Deputy Minister of agriculture Evgeny Gromyko said that the export of agricultural products and foodstuffs from Russia last year grew by 4%.

"4% increase in the export of agricultural products and foodstuffs of the Russian Federation and was by the end of 2016 $17 billion", — said Gromyko.

Earlier it was reported that the state Duma will add 10 billion rubles to support the agricultural-industrial complex.

As it became known, parliamentarians have seen major progress in increasing exports of these products.

Recall, according to preliminary data from Rosstat, the production of agricultural products in the country by the end of 2016 increased by 4.8% (in 2015 – 2.6 percent) to 5626 billion.


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