Russia cheese export quantities

The amount of cheese shipped by Russia in 2020 was 30,292 tons. In 2019 Russia exported 26,238 tonnes of cheese. Through 2019 alone, the market for Russia cheese (processed category) has climbed, changing by 11.225 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, cheese's exports increased by 3.94 pc earning Russia US$82.33m for the year 2019. Russia's cheese exports are categorised as:

  • Grated or powdered cheese, of all kinds (HS code 040620)
  • Cheese (excluding fresh cheese, incl. whey cheese, curd, processed cheese, blue-veined cheese and other cheese containing veins produced by "Penicillium roqueforti", and grated or powdered cheese) (HS code 040690)
  • Fresh cheese "unripened or uncured cheese", incl. whey cheese, and curd (HS code 040610)
  • Processed cheese, not grated or powdered (HS code 040630)
  • Blue-veined cheese and other cheese containing veins produced by "Penicillium roqueforti" (HS code 040640)


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Russia cheese export values

In 2019, Russia shipped cheese costing 82.33m USD, a surge of 20.86% from 2018's total cheese export of 68.118m USD. The annual change in value of Russia cheese between 2017 to 2018 was -1.128 pc.

The annual/yearly variation in the amount of Russia's cheese exports between 2017 and 2019 was 3.94 pc in comparison to a variation of 11.225% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Russia's portion of the world's total cheese's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country holds position 67 in world exports of cheese.


Export markets for Russia cheese ( in '000$ )

Russia's leading destinations for cheese are Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan.


Russia purchased 272,835 tonnes of cheese in 2019.