DUBAI, 21 February. Russia intends to supply its agricultural products to Arab countries via the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
This was stated by Deputy Minister of agriculture of Russia Sergey Levin on the sidelines of the Gulfood exhibition in 2016 in Dubai.
“The UAE re-export 80% of products supplied here, therefore, we view Dubai as an important strategic direction to move our agricultural products to the Arab world,” he said.
The Russian delegation headed by Minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev arrived in Dubai. Tkachev will hold three meetings: with the Minister of agriculture of the UAE with the UAE Minister of economy and Minister of economy of Dubai, explained Levin.
Russia participates for the first time at Gulfood. Their products at a joint Russian stand presented by the Cherkizovo Group, Miratorg, and Damate Group of agroenterprises “Resurs”.