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RBC: China has become the largest importer of Russian meat

China became the largest buyer of Russian meat, ahead of Ukraine, according to RBC with reference to the Center of industry expertise Rosselkhozbank.

The share of mainland China for the six months accounted for 45 percent of the supply in real terms, and given the Autonomous Hong Kong is 54 percent. Ukraine's share in Russian exports fell from 28 percent to 16 percent, but the money shipment of products has grown from 42 million to $ 53 million dollars.

Analysts said that Russian exports have grown mainly due to the increase in the supply of poultry meat. In addition, this year domestic producers were allowed to export to China not only the bird, but and chilled beef.

According to the General administration of customs of China, in the first five months 2020 the export of agricultural products and products from Russia to China increased by a quarter and amounted to 1.8 billion dollars. Thus, for the first time in the history of food commodities came in second after oil in the Russian deliveries.

According to experts interviewed by RIA Novosti, China, fearing a new round of trade confrontation with the US, increasing imports of food products from Russia.