Russia defines volumes of agri-food imports approved amid embargo

Russian Ministry of Agriculture released a relevant proposal in line with the governmental decree lifting import embargo on agri-food products intended for the production of foods for children signed in June 2016
Russia defines volumes of agri-food imports approved amid embargo
02 August 11:34 2016 Print This Article

Russian Ministry of Agriculture has determined the amount of agri-food products eligible to import to Russia amid import embargo. The relevant draft order was published at the official web site of legal information.

It concerns food-stuff intended for the production of foods for children and includes 25 tons of cattle meet, 35 tons of beef, 10 tons of poultry, 15 tons of turkey, and 662.7 tons of vegetables and herbs. According to the draft order, to import these products to Russia export companies have first to receive an approval from the Russian Ministry of Agriculture on the intended use of the products. An application should be sent by 15 October a year before the intended delivery.

Earlier in June, Russian Preime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a relevant governmental decree lifting import embargo on agri-food products intended for the production of foods for children. The Minister of Agriculture was assigned to develop and to monitor this domain.

In August 2014, Russia restricted imports of food products from the EU countries, the United States, Canada, Australia and Norway.

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