State-owned enterprise “Kyrgyzresources” signed a contract with Russian State Reserve Agency to supply 2500 tons of fermented tobacco to the Russian Federation reported J.Sagynbaev, Director of SOE “Kyrgyzresources”. According to him, Russia will invest over 1 mln dollars into this undertaking. Besides, the two enterprises signed long-term agreements for the purchase of cotton, wool, onion, rice, vegetable oil and other products by the Russian counterparts. Besides, Russian Defense Ministry will purchase 1 mln 200 thousand dollars of cigarettes from Kyrgyzstan… He noted that according to information from the regions, canned fruits and vegetables supplied to Russia are also in demand.
KNNA «Kabar», April 16, 2003