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

August 26, 2015
Despite an expected record salmon harvest of 450,000 MT in the Far East, the price for fish and seafood continues to climb and consumption is forecast to decrease by ten percent.
August 24, 2015
On August 4, 2015, the Government of Russia (GOR) approved Resolution #786, decreasing export duties on certain types of agricultural and non-agricultural products, including fish, seafood, and wood..
August 24, 2015
GOR Amends Some Rules of State Support of Agriculture . . . Russian Government Improves Rules to Support Forestry Enterprises in the Far East . . .
August 19, 2015
FAS/Moscow forecasts Russian broiler production to increase to 3.65 million metric tons (MMT) in 2016 as producers are expected to benefit from stable feed prices and reduced imports...