Federal Customs Service: Unfriendly countries continue to be among the top importers of wine to Russia 15:46

Wine imports to Russia are increasing; The biggest suppliers are mostly “enemy” countries. This was stated by Maxim Chmora, Head of the Main Department of Federal Customs Revenue and Tariff Regulation of the Federal Customs Service, according to the agency’s report. “Hit the primer”.

According to him, the volume of wine imports in the 10 months of 2023 increased by 6% to 532.4 thousand tons. Wine comes from Italy (30%), Georgia (17%), Spain (13%), France (8%), Portugal (6%) and other countries.

“The main leaders have not lost their positions,” Chmora said.

On the contrary, wine exports from Russia to other countries in 2023 reached 1.4 thousand tons, down from 2.8 thousand tons in the previous year. Most Russian wine products are supplied to China (41%), Abkhazia (40%), Israel (4%), Tajikistan (3%) and Turkey (3%).

On November 10, the Russian Ministry of Agriculture stated the following: Support the idea of ​​allowing the sale of wine online in the country. The initiative was discussed at the Russian Wine Forum held in Moscow these days. As an experiment, it was assumed that wine could be purchased with delivery through Russian Post, but the bill has not yet met the necessary understanding in the State Duma.

Formerly Ministry of Industry and Trade stated Increasing the diversity of Russian wine.

Source: Gazeta


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