ASTON takes the 1st place in the rating of "200 largest exporting companies of Russia" in the food industry
According to the magazine "Expert" (http://expert.ru/dossier/story/rating200/) ASTON company with a turnover of 889.8 million $ occupies 1st place among the Russian exporters of the food industry and the 36th place among the largest exporters, showing a positive trend of 24.2% compared to last year. The share of exports in the revenue of the company is 77.9%, of ASTON exports its products to 43 countries.
Russian export in the first half of 2017 moved to sustainable growth, and this is not only the merit of oil prices. Non-commodity non-energy exports grew by almost 19%, including 6.4% in physical terms. In the first half of 2017, the volume of Russian export amounted to 168 billion $, showing an increase of 29% (here and later all indicators are based on the customs statistics of the FCS of Russia, and the dynamics is considered in relation to the same period of the previous year, unless otherwise specified). In monthly terms, the growth is recorded from November 2016. This is already the longest period of growth in the last six years. According to the REC, at the end of 2017, Russia's export could reach up to 350 billion $, which will correspond to the level of 2015.