Russia’s agricultural sector has seen impressive growth in sales abroad this year, according to the latest data published by the AgroExport center under the country’s Ministry of Agriculture.

In 2021, exports of agricultural products from Russia reportedly totaled more than $4.1 billion as of February 28, marking a rise of 35.8 percent compared to the same period a year ago.

Exports of grains within the specified period more than doubled as Russian farmers exported over $1.8 billion worth, while sales in the fat-and-oil sector rose 6.3 percent to $687 million. Exports of meat and dairy products grew by 33.7 percent to $135 million. (RT)