Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner closed on Thursday his official tour in Russia with an intense activity in which, in the framework of its bilateral meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin , will sign a series of important agreements and then both will offer a joint press.
According to the official activity of the head of state will begin at 12 local time officially reported, 6 of our country, when visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Red Square nearby, where he deposited a floral offering. Meanwhile, at 13 (7 Argentina), the bilateral meeting with Putin will be implemented in the Grand Kremlin Palace.
Following the protocol greetings, the two leaders will participate a working lunch. At the end, they will pose for the official photo, sign agreements and conclude the official day with a statement to the press.
The President, who arrived yesterday in Moscow, held Wednesday meetings with businessmen at the meeting of the Forum Argentine-Russian business, where he delivered the closing speech. (See: Cristina highlights the advantages of investing in Argentina)
Trade between Russia and Argentina
Both countries already enjoy close relations in many areas, including the economic sector. Specifically, in 2014 the trade between Moscow and Buenos Aires reached 2,0 million dollars, a figure that places Argentina in third place of the largest trade partners of Russia in Latin America, after Brazil and Mexico.
as for Russian exports to Argentina, the supply of mineral fertilizers reaches 39% of the total, followed by diesel fuel and ferrous metals. In turn, the three main elements of Argentine exports to Russia are meat, fruits and nuts, and milk production.