News from Russia
Apr 30, 2019, 9:08 PM
Russia is ready to allocate RUB406 billion (US$6.5bn) to agriculture producers in the form of soft loans in the next five years to support meat exports, Russian deputy agriculture minister Sergey Levin has said.
Apr 29, 2019, 10:06 PM
Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said it has discovered the African swine fever (ASF) genome in a batch of pork sausages imported from China.
Mar 25, 2019, 2:34 PM
Since March 20, the Rosselkhoznadzor has lifted the temporary restrictions on supplies to Russia of cattle and small ruminants from the EU, which were introduced several years ago, while retaining a number of conditions for the importation of animals.
Feb 15, 2019, 8:38 PM
Under the bill the owners of their own or with the help of other persons are obliged to label their animals (tattooing, attaching tags, chipped), and provide information to the organizations which carry out accounting of animal.
Feb 13, 2019, 10:51 AM
Rosselkhoznadzor lifts temporary bans from two Belarusian enterprises on deliveries of finished meat products to Russia from February 13
Jan 22, 2019, 4:23 PM
Foot and mouth disease has been found in pigs at a farm in Primorsky Krai. In response, 22,500 pigs will be culled. The operating company, Merci-Trade, has stated that the disease was discovered in time and that there is no need to withdraw pork that has…
Jan 8, 2019, 4:31 PM
Dec 4, 2018, 11:36 AM
The Russian government’s tax fever shows no signs of subsiding. In the wake of a VAT hike, an increase in excise duties on petrol and a tax on carbonated drinks, the Cabinet of Ministers is preparing to impose an excise duty on sausages and frankfurters,…
Nov 27, 2018, 12:07 PM
In connection with the publication of the new version of the implementing decision EU 2014/709/EU of October 30, 2018, the Russia VPSS since November 21 allows supply of live pigs, embryos of pigs and boar sperm, pork from the EU countries- localities that…
Nov 22, 2018, 5:14 PM
Some compromises were reached in the course of negotiations on one of the elements of the future agreement package – the Framework Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Singapore.