TEHRAN, January 6. /Corr. Alexander Levchenko/. Iran will start exporting dairy products to Russia from the second half of January, said the TV channel Press-TV.
Iran will increase the purchases of grain in Russia
The report notes that four companies of the Iranian dairy industry company (ischemic cardiomyopathy) in Fars province, and also in the cities of Tehran, Isfahan Golpaygan and producing products under the brand name “Pegah”, will begin to supply them to Russia, starting from 20 January.
“The process of obtaining permission for export was launched last year, said in this regard, the General Director of the company Ali Rumi. Another four companies ischemic cardiomyopathy awaiting approval in the near future.”
According to the head of the company, list of products includes milk powder, various types of cheese and some other dairy products sterilized.
“Russia is one of the main markets, providing a great opportunity for Iranian companies to increase production and exports of the enterprises that were created to be self-sufficient in terms of sanctions against Iran,” added Rumi.
Russia could lower tariffs on agricultural products from Iran
Russia last autumn expressed readiness to buy Iranian dairy products as an alternative import-substituting supplies from Europe, which was an embargo, notes Press TV.
Earlier the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev told journalists that Russia may reduce or cancel import duties on agricultural products from Iran.
This question, in particular, was discussed on the sidelines of the 10th Ministerial conference of WTO members in Nairobi, where the speaker met with Minister of industry, mines and trade of Iran Mohammad Reza Nematzade.
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