Moldova’s monthly imports of Ukrainian dairy is about 700 t of fresh milk products and about 70-80 t of cheese. Cheap cheese Moldovans can buy in the EU, but they do not have the affordable alternative to our fresh milk dairy. They simply do not have enough raw milk to produce dairy products themselves.
Rosselkhoznadzor allowed eight Swiss enterprises to import meat products and cheeses into Russia, the service made a statement on Monday.
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.
Lactose-free dairy products will be imported into Russia only subject to special registration, the Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich stated on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Rospotrebnadzor (Federal Service on Customers’ Rights Protection and Human Well-being Surveillance) offers to tighten the rules for the supply of lactose-free dairy products to Russia from the EU. The supervisory authority suggests that European manufacturers use this provision to import traditional cheeses.
Dairy companies, affected by the Russian anti-sanctions, have adapted to new conditions. They are shifting their production to Russia and enhance deliveries of authorized products. However, there is no way to offset their losses.
The market of dairy commodities reached ceiling in Russia.
International demand for dairy products has bottomed out and there are already signs that markets are starting to improve slightly, according to Arla Vice President Frede Juulsen.
Prices for hard cheeses continue to break the records in Russia. Neither increase of own production, nor decrease of consumer demand stop their growth.