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Hanoi (VNA) – Rusagro, one of the largest agricultural groups in Russia , plans to sell pork to Vietnam in 2017, according to Sputnik radio.

General Director of the group Maxim Basov said Vietnam has issued a license to allow Russian pork imports to the country while Russia is preparing for an export license.

Therefore, shipments are expected to start next year, he added.

Rusagro is among the five largest pork producers in Russia, and is also involved in producing sugar and animal fat products. It sold 198,000 tonnes of pork in 2015.-VNA