The total trade turnover of Moldova and Russia in the first half of 2019 increased by about 15% - up to $820 million, and the agricultural product turnover increased by 16% - up to $175 million
This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture of Russia, co-chair of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation between Russia and Moldova, Dmitry Patrushev during a plenary meeting of this commission in Chisinau. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, Dmitry Patrushev noted that Moldova has traditionally been a close partner of Russia. Despite certain difficulties, relations between the two countries show mutual interest in the further development of the dialogue and readiness for productive and mutually beneficial work. So, in the current year the positive dynamics of trade remains. “From January to June 2019, trade turnover increased by 15%, to almost $820 million. We consider cooperation in the agricultural sector to be one of the most important and promising areas of bilateral cooperation. Over the first half of this year, agricultural commodity circulation increased by 16% - up to $175 million,” said Dmitry Patrushev. // 20.09.2019 - InfoMarket.