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They are supplied to 46 countries of the world.

Moscow companies exported $ 13 million worth of children’s toys in the first quarter of this year, which is 25.6 percent more than in the same period of 2020. This was announced by the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations Vladimir Efimov.

“In the first quarter of this year, the largest growth – 3.5 times – was shown by the export of stuffed toy animals, the amount of supplies amounted to $ 1.53 million. The leaders in terms of exports in monetary terms were the Toy Sets product groups – the amount of exports amounted to $ 2.99 million, an increase over the same period last year – 31.9 percent, as well as Plastic Toys and Construction Kits – 2.70 million dollars, an increase of 20.8 percent, ”he said.

Toys are brought from Moscow to 46 countries of the world: the USA, Great Britain, Armenia, Italy, Lithuania and others. Kazakhstan purchased goods for $ 6.73 million this year, Belarus for $ 3.79 million, and Belgium for $ 1.07 million. In the first quarter of last year, Belgium almost did not buy Moscow toys.

“Kazakhstan and Belarus are already familiar markets for Moscow exporters: capital companies have been exporting their products to these countries for many years. Belgium has become a new destination in the list of top countries – this is due to the rapid growth of Moscow exports of stuffed toys. Moscow has delivered such toys to Belgium for the first time, now this category of goods accounts for about 99 percent of the total volume of Moscow toys exports to this country, “said the head

Department of Investment and Industrial Policy of Moscow Alexander Prokhorov.

In 2020, Moscow ranked first in terms of exports of plastic toys and children’s construction kits. She owned 71.5 percent of all-Russian exports. Experts from the center for support and development of exports “Mosprom” found that the Moscow share of exports of toys on wheels (including tricycles, scooters, pedal cars) is 62.7 percent. More than half of all-Russian exports accounted for non-plastic toys with a built-in motor (61.6 percent), non-stuffed toys depicting animals and other creatures (57.2 percent) and toy musical instruments and devices (53.3 percent).

“Moscow is the leading region of the Russian Federation in the export of children’s toys: in some product groups, the share of Moscow exports in Russia exceeds 50 percent. For example, the export of toy weapons from Moscow amounted to 53 percent of the level of the Russian Federation, in the segment “Unstable toy animals” the share of exports of Moscow companies in Russian exports was 59 percent, in the commodity group “Plastic toys and construction kits” – 83 percent ”, – noted the head

Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of Moscow Alexey Fursin.

To obtain financial and non-financial support for foreign trade, you can contact the Moscow Export Center. Thus, a company that manufactures children’s sports complexes received an account on a large online trading platform. She also signed a contract worth over $ 500,000. Another company that makes baby cosmetics was able to conclude an export contract worth 100 thousand dollars after participating in the exhibition “Childhood, Children’s Fashion – 2020” and a business mission with partners from Vietnam.

Supports the export of the capital and the center “Mosprom”. Experts are engaged in the analysis of target markets for the capital’s producers, study the macroeconomic report, risk profile, the state of the industry and much more. They also provide individual analytics for companies to help them understand how to enter foreign markets most effectively.

Foreign partners purchase other products from Moscow as well. For example, chocolate products, baby food, and manufactured goods are in great demand. Total in the first quarter of 2021 metropolitan products was sold to 151 countries worth $ 19.29 billion.

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