Krasnodar region has increased export of agro-industrial products by almost 17%

Veniamin Kondratyev told TASS Agency about the implementation of the national project «International cooperation and export».

– Despite of a challenging economic situation, the demand for Kuban products remains high. Since the beginning of the year the region has exported agro-industrial products for 1.7 billion dollars to 120 countries. That is 247 million dollars higher than a year ago, as told the Governor.

The Chief of the region noted that the export oil & fat products makes 307 million dollars. Meat and milk products were sold out for 29 million dollars – that is 40% higher than planned. 

– The export of cereals exceeded 1 billion dollars; a year ago this figure was lower. Now an intensive shipment of cereals is under way. Despite complex weather conditions this year we expect to fulfill the obligations on supplies of wheat – owing to quality seeds of Kuban selection, scientific approach to crop preservation, as underscored Veniamin Kondratyev.

Among ready-made products sugar is of the highest demand abroad. It is sold for 97 million dollars – the growth is almost five times as compared to the past year figure.

According to the Chief of the region, largely, they managed to achieve such results due to public support. It grew up to 8.3 billion rubles this year.   

Press-Service of the Administration of Krasnodar region