Food Embargo

Russian meat producers remain upbeat despite the extended food embargo

Russian meat industry claims not to care about food embargo

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Despite statements from Russian officials, the effect of the Russian food embargo, recently extended to the end of 2018, on the domestic market is expected to be very limited, as key meat suppliers continue to be banned by veterinary restrictions, while...

US pig traders could outmuscle Brazil in Russia if trade relations cool

Trump may 'restore' US pork trade with Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s National Meat Association (NMA) has claimed that a lifting of the country’s food embargo could lead to US pig farmers reinstating supplies to the country, pushing out Brazilian exporters.

Vladimir Putin and Alexey Ulyukaev want to lift the food ban on Turkey

Russia poised to lift Turkey food ban

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia may lift its food embargo on Turkey, due to be in place until the end of 2016, according to the Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev.

The Dixy chain finds price pressure is more linked to currency volatility, seasonality and legal changes than the embargo

Russian companies react to food embargo extension

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s meat industry could reap benefits from the extension of its food embargo, which will not directly increase prices on its domestic market, say market participants. 

It is anticipated that raw meat will be among the first items to be restored

Russia suggests mitigating food embargo for Greece and Hungary

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Following the announcement by Russia’s deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich that his government was considering ways to mitigate the food embargo, imposed in August last year, for a number of countries in the European Union (EU), Minister of Economic...

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