Tkachev: Russia in 2-3 years will be able to export to Asia 200 thousand tons of meat


MOSCOW, October 26. Russia in 2-3 years will be able to export to Asia 200 thousand tons of meat, said agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev.

Previously, he expressed the view that Russian products in three years will be able to occupy a niche in the Asian food market.

“I am confident that in three years, if we actively continue the offensive on all fronts, we become part of the Asian market”, – said Tkachev. “I absolutely don’t doubt that, not at all”, he added, noting at the same time that the Asian Russia “partly waiting for, maybe not with open arms”.

Agriculture Minister expressed confidence that the export potential of the Russian food is very high. “Potential and pork, and poultry, and beef, products of grain processing, of course, each year will increase. The day is not far when we will these figures be measured by millions of tons”, – said Tkachev.

He also added that to achieve this task needs active work, not only of agriculture but also the Ministry of economic development, Ministry of industry and trade, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as such institutes of development, as the Russian export center, Russian Agency for export credit insurance, Eximbank of Russia.