Exports of grain crops from Russia to Philippines increased 5 times, the press service of Russia's Ministry of Agriculture informed following the recent session of the joint Russian-Philippine agricultural industry development taskforce where the parties discussed the key aspects of cooperation.
It was noted that the increase in grain supplies from Russia to the Philippine market had given additional momentum to this year's cooperation in the agricultural sector. Since the start of the year, grain supplies increased almost 5 times to 719.86 thousand tonnes from 155.65 thousand tonnes in 2017.
As a whole, the turnover between the countries increased 4 times year-on-year to $178 million, exports from Russia almost 15 times to $146 million.
"AK&M", 07.12.2018 13:52