U.S. exporters see opportunity, but consider risk
Uzokov Golibzhan, sales assistant at Torzhkovskytyuok Wet Market, St. Petersburg, displays an American apple in mid-February. Supermarkets are gaining traction throughout Russia, gradually reducing the importance of markets like this one. In this market, merchants, traditionally of Azerbaijani heritage, set prices for their produce based on their evaluation of each customer.

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