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The volume of wheat exports from the Primorye territory in North Korea in the first half of this year increased by 28 times. It is reported TASS with reference to data of the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor for Primorsky Krai and Sakhalin oblast.
States that since the beginning of 2019 for export aimed 41,8 thousand tons of wheat. The main importer was Japan. “Export growth in this type of grain occurred in connection with the increase in supply in the DPRK since the beginning of 2019 in this country from the Primorsky territory is aimed 8.4 thousand tons of wheat, over the same period 2018 — 0,3 thousand tons”, — said the Agency.
In February 2019, the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said that Russia is considering the option of free delivery to North Korea of 50 thousand tons of wheat. Russia also intends to help North Korea to defeat infant and maternal mortality rates.
According to the agriculture Ministry, grain exports from Russia in 2018-2019 was 43.3 million tons, most of is wheat.
Development of commodity exports is provided by 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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