Jan 9 (Reuters) - Russian farming conglomerate Rusagro says:
* Rusagro entered the Chinese market with products of its agricultural business division in 2018, shipped 5,000 tonnes of maize (corn) to the port of Qingdao in late 2018;
* During 2018, Rusagro exported 99,000 tonnes of corn to east Asia countries, including 94,000 tonnes to Japan;
* Rusagro believes that China may become an important export market for Russian agricultural products due to changing trade flows;
* Rusagro intends to further develop trade with Japan and China and increase exports of its agricultural products from the Russian far east region.
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