Russia for the first time in history bypassed Switzerland in the export of chocolate

Russia entered the top ten chocolate exporting countries and overtook Switzerland

Russia, for the first time in history, overtook Switzerland in the world ranking of chocolate exporters, reports Moskovsky Komsomolets “with reference to the reports of ITC Trademap and UN Comtrade.

” At the end of September 2021, Russia entered the top ten countries in terms of export earnings in annual terms and bypassed Switzerland, “the message says. According to the results of the first month of autumn, domestic exports of these products in annual terms amounted to $ 838 million (almost 61 billion rubles), while Switzerland for this period – 819 million (62.1 billion rubles). In 2020, Russia was ranked 11th in the world ranking. The volume of exports amounted to 295.7 thousand tons in the amount of 729.2 million dollars (approximately 54 billion rubles).

In October it was reported that the restriction of the supply of Bounty chocolate bars would be an incentive for Russian candy producers to occupy the vacant niche. Former chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko promised to find a replacement among domestic manufacturers.



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