Russia's Ulyanovsk region eyes exporting grain to Kazakhstan

Business Materials 22 June 2020 18:03 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jun. 22

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Russia's Ulyanovsk region is planning to increase grain export to Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkey, Trend reports with reference to the regional government’s press office.

The report said that within the framework of regional agriculture sector development, the work on creation of a new mass of goods, construction and reconstruction of elevators, development of a transport and logistics system, elimination of tariff and non-tariff barriers at the target markets, and promotion of locally produced products abroad is underway.

Within these activities, a project on deep processing of grain is underway in the Staraya Mayna urban locality. The corresponding project’s implementation will be completed before the end of this year.

The project will allow increasing grain export abroad. The grain is to be exported to Turkey, Iran and Kazakhstan.

“A roadmap on the project has been developed. In addition, the initiator of the program is preparing a package of documents for obtaining the status of a particularly significant investment project,” the report said.

The regional ‘Export of Agricultural Products of the Ulyanovsk Region’ project is included in the Russia’s national ‘International Cooperation and Export’ project, which is being implemented upon an initiative of Russian President Vladimir Putin.


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