Medvedev visited the stands of Russian agricultural products at the EXPO in Shanghai

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The Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev visited the stands of food and agricultural products of Russian companies, represented at the First China international import Expo in Shanghai.

The Prime Minister these days is on an official visit to China. Monday in Shanghai, he participated in the opening ceremony of the First China import EXPO.

He was shown the expositions of Russian companies in the production of food and agricultural products, those companies are including in the Central part of the country, in the far East, in Siberia.

Among those represented at the exhibition of Russian products is pastry, meat, fat, wine products, wild plants — berries and mushrooms, other products.

Medvedev during the visit, asked the Russian manufacturers of specific products, the collaboration of companies with Chinese trade networks, as it helps the Russian export centre. As reported by Medvedev at the opening ceremony of the exhibition, the center at the current EXPO will open an office in Shanghai.

One of the manufacturers drew attention to the great popularity among Chinese consumers of the products from sea buckthorn, which reduces the level of blood sugar.

«The entire forum just dedicated to the fact that China not only exports its products worldwide and are willing to buy them… the Market is big, do,» — said the Prime Minister.

At one of the stands to him as a gift was handed a set of «Siberian’s longevity», which included including cedar jelly, chaga extract.

The Prime Minister has demonstrated and prepared with Russian products the dish it was baked in the oven geese on the old Russian recipe. Cook promised to «feed and surprise» exhibition guests dishes of Russian products every day throughout the week will support the EXPO.

Some producers in conversation with the Prime Minister touched on topics that concern them, in particular, drew attention to the issues related to marketing of meat products, supply soy.