On March 18, 2023, the first business mission of Russian exporters of agricultural products to India (New Delhi) was completed. The event was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia and the Federal Center Agroexport with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare of the Government of India on the fields of AAHAR - the 37th International Food & Hospitality Fair.
During the plenary sessions, round tables and working meetings, the strategic partnership between Russia and India in the agro-industrial complex, the potential for increasing mutual trade in grain and leguminous products, opportunities to work in the retail, HoReCa and E-commerce segments in the regional market, further prospects for the supply of Russian-made oil and fat products, and other issues were discussed.
In order to study the range of food products, layout features, as well as conduct negotiations with the management of retail companies, the specialists of Resource Agribusiness Group as part of the Russian delegation visited large chain stores.
According to Agroexport, more than 90 importers, traders, distributors, processors and industry associations took part in the business mission from the Indian side. The Indian Chamber of International Business, the Indian Association of Producers and Exporters of Cereals and Pulses, the Association of Organic Producers were among them.