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Thursday, 22 February 2018

Egypt becomes world’s largest importer of Russian food products

Egypt has become the world’s largest importer of Russian food products, outpacing China, Russia’s Export Center said, RT reports. According to the center’s statistics, Egypt imported USD 1.73 bn worth of Russian products in 2017, marking a 44% y-o-y growth, Pravda says. “For comparison, China’s food imports from Russia amounted to USD 1.71 bn having increased by eleven percent vs. the previous year.” Wheat alone accounts for around 82% of Egypt’s imports from Russia, and Egypt may soon become a profitable destination for Russian poultry. Can you now please send us your tourists?

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