ASTON became the largest oil and fat holding of the Russia by the end of 2017
ASTON became the largest oil and fat holding of the Russian Federation and for the second year in a row ranks first in the ranking of "200 largest exporting companies of Russia" in 2017 in the category of "Food industry" according to the magazine "Expert".
Russian exports show high growth rates for the second year, with non-primary non-energy exports reaching record levels in 2018. This is due to both the improvement of the global price environment and the expansion of physical volumes of supplies. The largest fat-and-oil holding companies entered the rating of 200 major Russian exporters. It should be noted that in the category of "Food industry" enterprises of the fat – and-oil sector took a dominant position in terms of exports-about 95%.
According to the expert ASTON with a turnover of 859.5 million dollars. it ranks first among Russian food industry exporters and 43rd in the overall ranking, supplying products to 24 countries.
The five largest holdings of oil and fat also became Sodruzhestvo Group ($828,6 million), the Cargill Group ($654,8 million), EFKO Group ($450,7 million), Yug Rusi Group ($248,4).