Brazil and Russia discuss bilateral cooperation in agriculture
On Tuesday, February 19, Brazilian and Russian technicians discussed trade policy in grain between teh countries, at the second day of the Brazil-Russia Agrarian Committee meeting. They also discussed the possibility of bilateral cooperation, with regard to scientific, technological and educational research. The meeting took place at the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA).
MAPA's Secretary of International Relations, Célio Porto, emphasized that the trade relationship with Russia is practically all agricultural and closer cooperation between the countries will be very productive. "Of what we export to Russia, 90% is agricultural products, and 60% of what they export to Brazil is fertilizer, which is used in agriculture. So, we should try to strengthen this relationship. The Russian technicians' interest in cooperatives is extremely important," said Porto.
Information provided by MAPA