Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree imposing trade barriers on Ukraine in response to Kiev joining Western sanctions against Moscow.
Rosselkhoznadzor allowed eight Swiss enterprises to import meat products and cheeses into Russia, the service made a statement on Monday.
It is good if the country is absolute leader in sales of products for such big market as Russia, even despite difficult economic situation.
This year’s World Dairy Summit in Vilnius was, on the face of it, about sustainability. But the very location of the conference ensured discussion about Lithuania’s very large neighbour, Russia, and the impact of the EU dairy ban.
The European Commission has presented a €500m comprehensive package of measures to support European farmers in Brussels today.
From Monday, 29 companies in New Zealand are allowed to supply dairy product ingredients to Russia. That is according to a statement of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance /Rosselkhoznadzor/.
The market of cheeses remains rather balanced in Russia. Decrease of consumer activity is compensated by reduction of production.
On May 22, the Rosselkhoznadzor allowed imports of cheese, produced by two Ukrainian enterprises. According to Interfax News Agency, they are Gadyachsyr LLC and Lozovsky Dairy Plant.
The current Russian embargo on countries in the EU and other nations has been discussed thoroughly in the industry as it has been placing downward pressure on global wholesale prices.
In the end of the year Belarus could arrange with Russia a renewal of deliveries.