Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update - 10

Topics

Second World Grain Forum Scheduled . . . GOR Adopted “Food Quality Strategy by 2030” . . . Japanese Entrepreneurs Seek Russian Far East Fishing Quotas . . . First Agreement on Export of Fish through Commodity Exchange and Auctions . . . All-Russian Agricultural Census Initiated . . . Federal Law 273 Amends Legislation on Retail Trade in Food Products . . . Federal Law 358 Bans Cultivation and Breeding of Genetically Engineered Crops and Animals . . . Amendments to the Legislative Acts on Land . . .Amendment to the Federal Law “On Fisheries and Preservation of Fish and Seafood” . . . Amendments to Federal Law on the Production and Distribution of Ethyl Alcohol and Alcohol Products . . . Minimum Retail Price Set for Sparkling Wine... Standard for Aluminum Beverage Cans . . . Plastic Beer Bottle Size Limited . . . McDonald’s to Accept Russia’s National Payment Card Mir . . . State Duty Established for Wine Production on Small Farms . . . Russian Domestic Food Assistance Program Postponed . . . Russia Considers Tightening Controls on Imports of Fruit from Belarus

Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update - 10