Russia’s Grain Stocks Reach 31 Million Metric Tons . . . New Federal Agricultural Subsidy Distribution Orders . . . EAEU Members Forecast Development of Russia’s Agricultural Sector for 2016-2017 . . . GOR Approves Fisheries Commission Members . . . Russian Fish Catch Increased Two Percent . . . Х5 Retail Group Launches New Alcoholic Beverage Chain . . . Russian Production of Juice and Mineral Water Declines . . . 2015 Chocolate Production in Russia Dropped . . . Russia’s Imports of Cheese and Cottage Cheese Falls . . . EEC Temporarily Cancels Duty on Cocoa Products . . . Fish Processing Cluster to be Established in the Far Eastern Federal District . . . Khabarovsk Territory Develops Greenhouse Business . . . First McDonald's Opens in Kazakhstan . . . Kazakhstan Ratifies EEU free trade agreement with Vietnam . . . New Feedlot in Kostanai Region . . . Kazakhstan Plans Trade Representative Office for Iran . . . Kazakhstani Meat Producers to Supply Beef and Mutton to Iran

Russia: Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update - 3