Food Processing Industry in Russia

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  • Russian State Subsidies Flush for Promoting Genetics Trade

    Russia is not just the world’s largest importer of meat and poultry; it’s also the world’s largest importer of animal genetics as they try to reach self-sufficiency targets. The elimination of import duties and VAT taxes for breeding stock as well as providing direct import subsidies for livestock...

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 8 Mar 2010 related to Food Processing in Russia

  • Russian Official Data on Grain Crop 2009

    According to the Russian State Statistical Service (Rosstat), the 2009 grain crop was 97 million metric tons (MMT), 10 percent lower than in 2008, but still the second highest in the last 16 years. Grains were planted on larger area than last year, but bad weather affected yields of all major crops except rice.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 2 Feb 2010 related to Food Processing in Russia

  • Soybean Meal Import in Russia

    Resolution #1019 of December 16, 2009, replaced the expired temporary 5 percent import duty on soybean meal with a 5 percent permanent one. The duty covers contracts initiated December 6, 2009.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 2 Feb 2010 related to Food Processing in Russia

  • Food Quality and Safety Control in Russia

    The Russian Government Resolution No 1009 of December 14, 2009, delineates functions of the Russian Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development and the Russian Ministry of Agriculture in the sphere of food products quality and safety control.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 2 Feb 2010 related to Food Processing in Russia

  • Russian Food Security Doctrine Reemerged

    Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev ordered the Government to prepare by April 2010 a proposal for guaranteeing Russia?s food security.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 2 Feb 2010 related to Food Processing in Russia

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