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The port of Sevastopol could become a site for the accumulation of Russian grain and its export to the middle East. This was announced by the Director of the Department of agriculture of Sevastopol Dmitry Chumakov, reports TASS.
According to him, one of the project partners can be United shipbuilding Corporation. Chumakov stressed that the Bay where you can carry out a shipment, has sufficient depth and does not freeze, and the city has all the necessary infrastructure for grain handling and repairing of ships.
“With the implementation of the project in the first year [the grain handling amount] million tons, the second is 2.5 million, then three and then to five million, to 10 million tons,” told the official.
The proposal was announced in the framework of the national project “international cooperation and exports”. It includes several Federal programs: “Industrial export, Export of agricultural products”, “logistics of international trade”, “Export of services” and “a Systemic approach towards the development of international cooperation and exports.” In total for its implementation by 2024 it is planned to allocate about 1 trillion roubles.
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