Al-Hajji Foundation for the Export of Vegetables and Fruits signed with the Syrian House in the Russian Republic of Crimea today an agreement to export quantities of vegetables, fruits and olive oil worth $ 2 million within the activities of the Damascus International Fair in its 61st session.
Eng. Maysara Al-Hajji, member of the Syrian-Russian Business Council, owner of Al-Hajji Foundation, said that it was final agreement after activating the direct sea line between Syrian and Russian ports to supply vegetables and fruits from the Syrian market to Russia, pointing out that the value of the contract is $ 2 million. Next October, the Syrian-Russian maritime route will initially reach 50 tons of olive oil per month.
Al-Hajji stressed that the Syrian agricultural surplus will be in the markets of the Russian Federation soon, pointing out that the signing of agreements within the exhibition a positive message to all countries of the world recovery of the Syrian economy.
Director of the Syrian House in the Republic of Crimea Sergei Grandian stressed the need to strengthen trade relations between the two countries through the conclusion of trade and economic cooperation and cooperation agreements, especially that Syria and the Republic of Crimea are subjected to unjust coercive Western unilateral measures in the hope that trade relations will flourish quickly.
Iyad Mohammed, head of the Central Committee for Export in the Federation of Chambers of Commerce confirmed the existence of a plan to export Syrian products to Russia, indicating that the Central Committee of exports will be a guarantor to implement this agreement.