The annual plan for export of agricultural products in Krasnodar region was fulfilled by 44%

In 2020 within the framework of the national project, agricultural products for a total amount of more than 2.5 billion dollars will be supplied abroad, as commented Veniamin Kondratyev to «TASS.

- Despite the coronaviral pandemic and the related limitations, the plan for export of agricultural products was already fulfilled by the region by 44%. Until the end of the year we would supply products for a total amount of 2 billion 522 million dollars, as noted by the Governor.   

According to his words, due to the impact of the coronaviral pandemic on the global market, some of the niches have become vacated the fact that enabled the agrarians to work more intensively this year.   

– For our part, we assist in investigating the market of foreign partners in more detail and to establish ties. This targeted work is performed manually. For instance, in the countries of Europe, in China there is a demand for raps and soya, oils generated from them. We can offer these products, firstly, of high quality and secondly at a competitive price, as underscored the Governor.

For those who are willing to cultivate raps and soya for export purposes, there are public support measures in place – 200 million rubles of the federal and regional funds were allocated to stimulate the production. The grain seeding is increasing.  

The supply volumes for ready-made products, including confectioneries, canned vegetables and ice-cream are increasing too. This year the export of products will make 174 million dollars. The work is running within the framework of the national project «International cooperation and export».

– The next step is to develop exports of meat and meat products and vegetable products. There are recognized brands of Kuban in each of these categories in Russia. I am confident they will be of high demand abroad too, as added Veniamin Kondratyev.

Press-Service of the Administration of Krasnodar region