RUSSIA PLANS TO INCREASE BEEF EXPORTS FROM ARGENTINA AND OTHER LATIN AMERICAN STATES

THE RUSSIAN government has said it plans to significantly increase its beef exports from Latin American states (except from Brazil) to compensate for potential domestic supply shortages created by the existing ban on imports of meat from western countries and a recent ban on beef imports from Brazil. The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) lifted a ban on December 25 (2017) on the imports of beef from Colombia, had been imposed last June (2017) because of outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD). According ...


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