Russia’s international cooperation plan envisages exports growth to $250 bln by 2024
- GORKI, September 24. /TASS/. Russia’s exports are expected to grow to $250 bln by 2024, Industry and Trade Minister
told reporters after the meeting of the Presidium of the Council for Strategic Development and Priority Projects.
- According to him this growth is envisaged by the national plan for international cooperation and exports the Council approved on Monday.
- "In general, the project’s passport has been approved, it provides for export support in order to achieve the goal - the volume of exports of $250 bln by 2024," he said.
- The relevant national project envisages investments of 956 bln rubles ($14.5 bln). Of this amount 103.8 bln rubles
($1.6 bln) have already been registered in investment programs, Manturov added.
- The national project also envisages allocation of 350 bln rubles ($5.3 bln) from the budget for the development of
industries in six years. Same amount of funding is envisages for the development of agriculture.
- The national project also involves the construction of new Russian industrial zones - similar to the one which is being
built in Egypt. In total four such zone should be built, Manturov said.