Russia

U.S. exporters shipped $1.3 billion worth of food and agricultural products to Russia in fiscal year 2013.

On August 6, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning importation of a list of agricultural and food products from the United States and other countries.

International Agricultural Trade Report: Russia Bans Key U.S. Agricultural Exports 

Attaché Report: Russia Announces Ban on Many U.S. Agricultural Products

Data & Analysis

Based on the officially reported data on grain harvest progress, FAS/Moscow increased its forecast of Russia’s total grain crop in MY 2014/15 by 2 million metric tons (MMT) to 101 MMT.
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