Politics and agribusiness

August 7 2014, 09:40 Source: APK-Inform Views: 2199

Russia bans the imports of agricultural products from the countries, affiliated to the sanctions

Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, imposed the ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and food to the territory of the Russian Federation, from the countries, which decided to impose economic sanctions against Russian legal entities and (or) individuals, or acceded to the reporting decision. The presidential decree "On application of the certain special economic measures to ensure the security of the Russian Federation" signed on August 6, provides the above-mentioned import ban.

The document entrusts to the Government of Russia, to determine the list of agricultural products, raw materials and food covered by the above-mentioned limitations, with the possibility of its further adjustments.

The import limitations are valid for one-year period, and come into force from the date of signing of the decree.


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