China Becomes Russia’s Biggest Fresh Produce Market

Data from the Agricultural Export Center of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture show that as of September 20, Russia exported 2.67 billion US dollars worth of produce to China, experiencing an increase of 27% over the same period last year. China is the largest buyer of Russian produce, accounting for 14% of total agricultural exports from Russia.

At the same time, China is also actively exporting produce to Russia. In early September, 906 tons of fresh vegetables were successfully shipped to the Zabaikal region. Fresh vegetables exported to Russia include eggplants, radishes, cucumbers, and zucchini. 275 tons of fresh garlic, 400 tons of peppers, 132 tons of onions, 44 tons of carrots, and 33 tons of ginger were exported.