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

November 17, 2014
The Russian government continues to work on legislation for the organics market.
November 17, 2014
In July 2014, the Russian State Duma Committee announced the start of public comments and expert evaluations of a draft version of National Standard (GOST) “Regulations of Organic Production.”
November 17, 2014
The fast food sector in Russia has grown sharply in recent years as consumers having seen nearly 30 percent current value growth in 2013.