Russia now world's fourth largest agricultural exporter - Putin --The country has been stepping up shipments abroad thanks to bumper harvests, according to the Russian president | 5 March 2024 | Russia is now one of the major agricultural exporters in the world, President Vladimir Putin has said while meeting with Russian farmers. On Tuesday, the president arrived in Stavropol Region, southern Russia, where he met with the employees of the Solnechny Dar greenhouse complex of the Eco-Culture agro-industrial holding. "We have become the fourth country in the world in terms of exporting agricultural products, and the first in the world in terms of [exporting] wheat," Putin said, noting that revenue from such exports on the global market amounted to $43.5 billion. Russia is also one of the leaders in terms of meat production, he added.

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