This was announced by the Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev.
“We forecast that by the end of the season the export will be sent about 200 thousand tons of sugar. For comparison: last year Russia sold 8 thousand tons of sugar, an increase of ten times”, — he said.
According to the Minister, “it opens up great opportunities not only for agriculture, but also the dynamic development of the economy as a whole.”
“Retained a positive dynamics of growth of export of Russian food: since the beginning of this year it exceeded $ 10.8 billion”, — said Alexander Tkachev.