The move to keep the market open was reportedly part of a deal between Moscow and Beijing concluded earlier this month and is the latest sign of growing ties between the two states.
Russia, the world’s largest exporter of wheat, exported more than 30 million tonnes of the product from January through November last year.
The same year, Moscow sent 9.8 per cent of its total agricultural exports, including cereals, fishery products, meat and dairy to China.
It comes after experts predicted yesterday that China could buy more Russian energy and lend Moscow cash to help Putin weather sanctions imposed over his invasion of Ukraine.
Mr Putin’s decision to launch military action against Ukraine will result in the US, UK and other NATO allies rolling out more punitive measures against Russia.
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