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Macedonian food and wine companies will exhibit products in major Moscow center


Ten Macedonian food exporters will be the first companies to exhibit at the center that will be opened on Thursday in Moscow, in cooperation between the Macedonian Embassy, the Eur­Asian Business Council and the Russian company Macedonian Home.

On display will be cheeses and teas, dried and canned vegetables, liquors, wines and other products “Made in Macedonia”. Displayed within the major Moscow business center will be products from Tikves, Popova Kula and Dalvina wineries, the Zdravje Radovo dairy company, Swisslion and many others.

“The Food City center in Moscow has an annual turn­over of 1,8 million tons of foodstuffs and spans 345.000 square meters. Some 36 countries and 80 Russian regions are represented in the center and Macedonian exhibitors will have a unique opportunity to connect with customers from other Eur­Asian development zone countries such as Belarus or Armenia”, said Dejan Beshliev, executive director of the Macedonian – Russian Chamber of Commerce.

Business representatives from Macedonia will also attend the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Macedonian – Russian Chamber of Commerce and the Moscow Business Association, which brings together 3.500 companies. Macedonian trade with the Russian Federation amounted to 191,9 million USD in 2016. Out of that, Macedonian exports were 48,9 million USD, a rise of 39,5 percent compared to the past year, a trend that’s expected to continue into 2017.

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