However, investors are looking further afield and hope to raise production enough to create a space for exports. Russo-Japanese company JGC Evergreen, will harvest their first products for the domestic market this year. In the coming years, the company wants to increase exports to China. Greenhouse cultivation has become an attractive sector for investments, in part due to cheap energy. Russian businessmen who accumulated their wealth in other sectors, have also been increasingly investing in horticulture in recent years. The Chinese market is an attractive export market. Chinese consumers consider Russian vegetables, just as other imported vegetables, to be quite natural.
Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines