Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 3
By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend:
Kazakh groceries are planned to be opened in Tyumen, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk regions of Russia, the Kazakh embassy in Russia reported.
"Presently, there are two stores of Kazakh food products in Omsk, their number is planned to be increased to 50. Next are the nearby major Russian cities -Tyumen, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk. The organizers intend to create a whole food network, the main feature of which will be natural, environmentally friendly food products manufactured in Kazakhstan, " the embassy said.
In the first half of 2018 in Omsk, it is planned to build seven pavilions with Kazakh food products. The opening of Kazakh stores in Russia is handled by KazMarket LLC.
The trade turnover between the countries for January-August of 2017 increased by 37 percent compared to the same period of 2016 and amounted to $ 11 billion. Russian exports to Kazakhstan increased by 35 percent to $ 7.7 billion, while imports from Kazakhstan increased by 42 percent up to $ 3.3 billion.
The volume of trade between Russia and Kazakhstan in January-August 2017 amounted to 26.4 percent of the Russian trade with the CIS countries.