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The volume of Uzbek agricultural imports since the start of the year have increased by 10% with citrus fruit having increased by a factor of 54, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

Officials from Russia and Greece met during the Joint Russian-Greek Commission on Economic, Industrial and Scientific Cooperation and walked away with a plan to work together on topics of mutual interest. As a result, the officials signed a roadmap to develop Russian-Greek relations in the field of agriculture.

More than 200 enterprises of Russia's food and wholesale trade industry expressed their readiness to establish direct contracts with Tajik enterprises, according to a press release of Tajikistan's Chamber of Commerce.

The pilot launch of Russia's "Green Corridor" to India is scheduled for May. Practical aspects of the Russian-Indian Customs Cooperation were discussed during a meeting on April 5 between the head of the Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia Andrey Belyaninov and India's Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Pankaj Saran.

FESCO, in cooperation with the Maritime port of Olya, will start servicing trade shipments across the Caspian Sea between Russia and Iran.

The head of the Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS) Andrey Belyaninov announced that the agency will be working to create a "green corridor" for goods imported from Syria, Iran and Italy.

Alexander Tkachev, head of Russia's Ministry of Agriclture (Minselkhoz), said that exporters of the United Arab Emirates that offer quality fruit and vegetable products are welcome to try to replace Russian-sanctioned Turkish products.

President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan said that Russia was and continues to be an important trade partner and that in the interest of both countries Tajikistan's agricultural exports to the Russian market are to be increased by a factor of 1.5 In 2016. 

Mayor of Nizhegorod Valery Shantsev and Abkhazia’s Ambassador to Russia, Igor Akhba, met on December 28 to discuss the possibility of increasing shipments of Abkhazian products to the region’s market.

Mexico's Minister of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, said that the potential of Mexico and the Russian Federation to successfully increase bilateral trade exists, but it will not come to fruition without additional work.

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