St. Petersburg - Russian agricultural exports grew by 16 percent in the first five months of 2022, Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko said on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Speaking at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum session on "Food security: global challenges and opportunities", Abramchenko said.
"In the first five months of this year, we increased exports of our products by 16 per cent. For example, in the first five months of this year, our food exports to South Korea increased by 19%, exports to Belarus by 33% and exports to India by 2.6 times."
She stressed that in terms of the key indicators of the food safety doctrine - grain, meat, oil and fat products, and fish products - Russia is more than capable of meeting its own needs. She stressed.
"All these areas are key for us from an export point of view, and we can supply the international market with this food."