Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update 16

Federal Budget Reduces Financial Support for Agriculture for 2017… GOR Amends the List of Dairy for State Interventions Purchases…Draft Amendments to the Code of Administrative Violations on the Prevention of Circulation of Adulterated Food…GOR Published the List of Purebred Breeding Animals and Genetic Materials Exempt from VAT… Russia Harvested a Record 117 Million Metric Ton Grain Crop…Grain Exports Down in July –September 2016…Rospotrebnadzor Orders Recall of Dairy Products as a Result of FMD outbreak…Draft EEC Decision “On Approval of Unified Forms of Veterinary Certificates” Open for Public Comment…Livestock Production Data for 9 months of 2016… Alcohol Imports Decline During the 3rd Quarter of 2016…2016 Retail Sales Data -a Slight Decline in Consumer Demand for Alcohol…AFK “System” has Purchased 9 Properties from the Yakunin Family

Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update 16