Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update October 2016


Report Highlights: Ministry of Agriculture Develops Program on Export of Agricultural Products… GOR to Maintain Support for Agriculture at 214 Billion in CY2017… The New Session of the State Duma Approved the Heads of the Committees… Russian Government lifted restrictions on imports of some fruits from Turkey… Beginning July 1, 2017, the Government will allow producers to buy back products…GOR ordered the Ministry of Economic Development to draft tariff quotas on imports of long-grain rice… BRICS Countries Signed an Agreement on Cooperation in Agriculture…Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Outbreak in Russia… Vegetable Oil Production Facility Started Operations in Lipetsk… Russian Ministry of Agriculture Initiates Proposal to Set a Minimum Retail Price… Declining Revenue in Russia’s Foodservice Sector… Russia Sees Rapid Expansion of Specialized Alcohol Retail Shops.

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