Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update - 1

Putin Signed Federal Law Limiting Agencies Authority . . . Russian Fish Catch Down Slightly in 2014 . . . Federal Law Extends Support to Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products . . . Russian Ministry of Agriculture Approved Quarantine List . . . Ministry of Agriculture Published 2014 Crop Production Summary . . . GOR Signed Declarations on Timber Transactions . . . Federal Draft Program for Commercial Aquaculture Development for 2015 -2020 . . . Russian Government Implements Unscheduled Inspections Starting January 23, 2015 . . . New Minimum Retail Price for Certain Alcohol . . . Record Volumes of Fish Shipped from the Far East During the Holidays . . . Far East Investment Projects List Extended . . . Primorye Sugar Producer Shifting to Domestic Beets . . . Increased Demand for Russian Far East Seafood Observed in China . . . US Fast-Food Chain Carl's Jr. Closes Restaurants in Russia . . . Eurasian Economic Union Launched, Armenia Becomes Member

Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update - 1