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Ukraine increased its purchases of wine in Russia. In 2019, the volume of export of Russian goods into this country has increased by at least 1.5 times, writes owned by Grigory Berezkin the RBC.
According to customs statistics, in 2019, in physical terms, Ukraine imported 2.9 million kilograms of Russian wine (plus 47 per cent compared to 2018), in monetary terms, the export of wine to Ukraine amounted to $ 3.2 million (plus 52 percent). According to the agriculture Ministry, exports in real terms grew even more — by 62 percent, to 3.2 million pounds.
All deliveries of wine from Russia, who records the custom, carried out in the unrecognized Lugansk and Donetsk people’s Republic, said the Director of the Center of researches Federal and regional alcohol markets Vadim Drobiz.
Overall wine exports from Russia to 2019 has increased in real terms by 15.3 percent to 6.4 million pounds, according to data of the Federal customs service (FCS). In monetary terms exports increased by 14 percent to $ 8.5 million. The main buyers of Russian wines, in addition to Ukraine, according to the FCS, are China and Kazakhstan, according to the Ministry of agriculture — China and Moldova.
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