Russian Tomatoes Become More Competitive

Natalia I. Shagayda – Director of Center for Agro-Food Policy of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration; Head of Agricultural Policy Department of the Gaidar Institute, Doctor of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In 2019, it has become apparent that the gap in prices of imported tomatoes and Russian ones is narrowing. However, Russian glass-grown tomatoes are still more expensive than the imported ones despite new projects, depreciation of the rouble and good output yield.

Key words: agriculture, agricultural organizations, agro industrial complex, tomatoes, open ground tomatoes, glass-grown tomatoes, crop productivity.