Russia is ready to supply corn and beans to India, said a press release issued by the Rosselkhoznadzor Agency, after negotiations with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India.
The talks took place within the framework of consultations on the preparation of a free trade agreement between India and the EEC. The Russian delegation was led by the head of inspection management within the framework of international cooperation and WTO in the veterinary sphere Basil Lavrovsky, and the Indian delegation led by Guruprasad Mohapatra, Director General of the Department of Commerce of India.
The two sides also noted the importance of exports of agricultural products from Russia to India. In particular, the Russian delegation recalled its request regarding the requirements for supplying the Indian market with poultry and pork meat, as well as cowhides.
Guruprasad Mohapatra said that, according to the agreements reached between the leaders of Russia and India, by 2025, bilateral trade is expected to grow in monetary terms from the current $10 billion to $30 billion.
The parties also stressed the importance of the beginning of deliveries to Russia of Indian buffalo meat and the preparation of a bilateral document to ensure the safety of dairy products.
First published in Russian by RIA Novosti.
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