Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update - 5

Russian and Irish Officials Discuss Cooperation . . . GOR Order on Distribution of Subsidies Among Provinces . . . Russian Officials Meet to Improve Legal Framework for Aquaculture . . . PM Medvedev Addresses Russian Agricultural Priorities . . . Beef Cattle Breeding Support Distribution Announced . . . Russians Now Spending Half of Their Earnings on Food . . . Report to Federation Council on Results of Import Substitution . . . Russia’s Grain Stocks Remain Higher than Last Year . . . Grain Exports Declining, But Still a Record . . . Japanese Product Prices Don’t Frighten Primorye Residents . . . Something’s Fishy about this Chocolate . . . Primorye Fast Food Lures Customers Away From Fancy Restaurants . . . New Sakhalin Poultry Meat Production . . . New Tax and Customs Tariff Policy Appointee . . . Cargill Ceases Tula Malt Production . . . Russia Temporarily Restricts Turkish Eggplants . . . Agriculture — A Strategic Sector in Leningrad Oblast

Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update - 5