Agricultural export to Russia launched
By Messenger Staff
Friday, December 28Georgian citruses have now entered the Russian market, with the Minister of Agriculture, Davit Kirvalidze, reporting that the first export of the fruit has entered Russian market via Belarus. According to the WTO everything is legal and more Georgian citruses are ready to enter Russian market in the near future though now directly from Georgia via Larsi border check point.
Besides Russia, Georgian citruses may be further exported to Armenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Austria. The Ministry of Agriculture monitors the process and provides assistance. Only the highest quality products are sent for export, whereas citruses of lower quality are processed locally. Juices and jams are also being made from them.