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Imports of foreign produce imports to the Sverdlovsk Oblast of Russia decreased by a proportion of six times on the year, according to Svetlana Terekhova, deputy director of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosaniary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor).
Last week during a press conference, the head of Russia's Federal Customs Service, Andrey Belyaninov, said that there has been no claim against Belarus' customs agency regarding the identification and detainment of imports, banned from entering Russia, from Europe.
During a press conference held last Thursday, Kirill Gaburici, Moldova's prime minister, said that the country is willing to resume trade with Russia. The official also announced this interest during the previous meeting of the bilateral intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation in November 2013.
Head of Moscow's Department of Trade and Services Alexei Nemeryuk said during a press conference that European food products have made their way to Russian store shelves. Although, it's difficult to determine in which country the products were produced, he said.
Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) is to initiate a new system of controls for transit from Belarus, the agency's representative Aleksey Alekseyenko said, as reported by the business daily Vedomosti. The new system will require that trucks entering Russia are to be rechecked in addition to inspections conducted by the Belarusian side.
The press service of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), quoting Mexico's Ambassador to Russia, Ruben Guerrero, reported that the country's exporters are ready to significantly increase shipments of fruit, vegetables and other products on the Russian market, as well as to market supplies, in agreement with the conditions and safety requirements of the of the Customs Union.
INTERFAX at the Minister of Agriculture of Kyrgyzstan, the country is ready to export to Russia almost 200,000 tonnes of agricultural products annually.
Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed a regulation placing year-long restrictions on imports of fruits, vegetables, "all agricultural products", raw materials and foodstuffs from Australia, Canada, European Union, US and Norway.
The draft is currently posted on the official website of the preparation of normative legal acts. "Introducing the import customs duties, with respect to the goods specified in the annex of this present decision, on products originating from Ukraine and imported to the Russian Federation are to be at rates similar to the Common Customs Tariff of the Customs Union."
Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, signed a resolution affecting fruits, vegetables and other products imported from Moldova.

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