Russian vodka, chocolate & wine in demand … in Argentina?
“Russian wine has a different flavor … If you go to a wine boutique in Argentina, you will find shelves with wines from South Africa, Chile, America, but there are no shelves with Russian wine. And this is a challenge for Russia as consumers are becoming globally oriented and want to taste wine from different regions,” he told RIA Novosti after visiting Crimea.Also on rt.com Traditional Russian ice cream melts the heart of Africa
According to the deputy, there are many high-quality products in Russia which could be presented on the global market.
“I brought chocolate from Russia, it is very good chocolate, but I think that people do not have enough information about it. If you happen to be at any airport in the world, there will be brands from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, from America, but not from Russia,” he said.Also on rt.com Two to tango: Russia & Argentina may dump dollar in favor of local currencies in mutual trade
The Argentinian official added that “It’s the same situation with Russian vodka.” He noted that vodka is a Russian product but “here in Argentina we drink French vodka.”
Trade turnover between Russia and Argentina surged 25 percent last year, surpassing $1 billion, and has potential for further growth, according to Russian Ambassador to Argentina Dmitry Feoktistov.
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