Ukraine increased purchases of Russian wines in 2019 1.5 times in terms of weight and money purchases also increased in 1.5 times to the amount of $ 3.2 million, according to customs statistics.

According to the agriculture Ministry, Ukraine has increased the purchase of wine from Russia in terms of weight by 1.6 times.

Ukraine has long remained the largest buyer of Russian wines, but this increase in supply recorded for the first time. Now Ukrainians buy 40 percent of Russian wine is shipped abroad. Among other major buyers — Moldova, China, Kazakhstan.

overall, in 2019, Russia increased its exports of natural grape wine is 28 percent and in weight and in money — to 4.2 million litres for the sum of 9.5 million dollars, leads the RBC statistics.