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04/07/2021

Export of products of the capital’s agro-industrial complex (AIC) to the USA, Canada and Mexico in 2020 amounted to $ 49.85 million, which is 7.5% more compared to 2019. This was reported on Wednesday on the official website of the mayor and government of Moscow.

“The most popular agricultural products in the region are chocolate and flour confectionery, ready-made animal feed, as well as products based on flour and milk. The United States became the main importer of Moscow products in the region, the volume of exports of capital companies to this country at the end of the year amounted to $ 35 , 33 million “, – said the deputy mayor of Moscow for economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Efimov, whose words are quoted in the message.

He clarified that in 2020 Moscow exported agricultural products to the United States, Canada and Mexico for a total of $ 49.85 million, which is 7.5% higher than in 2019.

According to the export support and development center “Mosprom”, in 2020, among the goods exported to the United States, Moscow ice cream was especially in demand. The amount of supplies amounted to $ 8.23 ​​million, which is almost four times more than in 2019. The center noted that such popularity is associated with the high commercial quality of the products, which meets the requirements of American consumers. In addition, US shipments of chocolate flour, confectionery and canned fish increased last year.

“According to the Mosprom Center, the export of agricultural products to Mexico in 2020 amounted to $ 9.8 million. Canada became an equally important importer of capital agricultural products in the region. In 2020, exports to this country reached $ 4.72 million, an increase compared to from 2019 by 8.5% “, – added the head of the department of investment and industrial policy of the city of Moscow Alexander Prokhorov, whose words are also quoted in the message.

According to Natalya Shuvalova, General Director of the Mosprom Center, the volume of ice cream exports to Canada in 2020 increased by 7.9% and amounted to $ 2.51 million.

A source: TASS

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