RUSSIAN DAIRY INDUSTRY FOCUSES ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS WHILE PROTECTION STILL LASTS

  RUSSIA’S dairy industry has been trying to develop its size and sales while its government’s restrictions on European Union (EU) dairy imports remain, but there are questions about how well producers would cope with imports once these sanctions are, eventually, lifted. Russia’s dairy sector has been in recent years. Milk output increased to 31.5 million tonnes in 2018 (a 1.1% increase since 2017) and has attracted more than USD3 billion in investments, according to estimates from the National Dairy Producers Union (Soyuzmoloko) – see ...


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