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

GOR Distributed Subsidies . . . Rospotrebnadzor Inspects Turkish Goods During New Year Holidays . . . Russian Veterinary Service Bans Imports from Largest Brazilian Beef Suppliers . . . Russian Agriculture Minister Negotiated Broader Cooperation with Iran . . . Government Establishes Commission on Fisheries Sector and Improves Legislation for Combatting Illegal Fish Catch . . . MinAg Establishes Technical Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation . . . Deputy Agricultural Minister Speaks on Import Substitution in the Context of Food Security . . . More Than Fourteen Percent of Russian Agricultural Land Unused . . . Control of Alcohol and Customs Shifted to the Ministry of Finance . . . Transition Period for Retailers and Bar Owners for Adopting UFAIS . . . Primorye 2015 Food Price Inflation Up Thirteen Percent . . . Russia’s Largest Catch Goes to Far Eastern Fishermen . . . Primorye Corn Ships to Japan . . . Ministry of Agriculture Plans Pinpoint Interventions in Dairy Market . . . No Improvement Expected in Chocolate Market

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