20 Reasons Why the Agriculture Sector Is Seen As Critical to Russia’s Economy

20 Reasons Why the Agriculture Sector Is Seen As Critical to Russia’s Economy

What does legendary investor Jim Rogers know about the Russian economy that Washington's sanctions hawks ignore? RogueMoney regular contributor London Paul had the answer back in February 2017 -- agro-business has been booming across Russia, in part thanks to Moscow's counter-sanctions on EU food stuffs that have boosted domestic producers. Back on June 6, 2017 when he was promoting his new book "Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets" the 74-year-old Alabama-raised Singapore resident sat down in New York with Fox Business Network's Mario Bartiromo and said he'd just returned from the 2017 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), where he dined with Putin. Rogers says Chinese investors and tourists are boosting a steady Russian recovery from the lows of late 2014 and early 2015.

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