Krasnodar Region increased exports of non-resource goods by 7% last year
2021-01-07 01:30

Krasnodar Region increased exports of non-resource goods by 7% last year

In 2020, the Krasnodar Region increased its supplies of non-resource agricultural products to foreign markets by 7% to $660 million. The region has thus exceeded the national project targets for international cooperation and exports.

Last year export volumes amounted to 25% of the total volume of agro-export of the region, while a year earlier the figure was 18%.

According to the press service of the regional administration, the largest share in these supplies was taken by oil and fat goods and meat and milk products.

According to Andrey Korobka, Vice-Governor of the region, export of products of agricultural sector exceeded $2.7 billion, which is $200 million more than it was planned. For instance, the plan for foreign sales of meat and dairy products has been exceeded approximately twofold.

The national project states that Kuban must increase exports of products of the agro-industrial complex to 3.8 billion dollars by 2024. At present products and raw materials produced in Krasnodar are being exported to 130 countries. On average, the number of exporters among regional enterprises is increasing annually by 30%.

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Author: Ksenia Gustova