Attaché Report (GAIN)

Russia: New Food Security Doctrine Adopted

On January 21, 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new Food Security Doctrine for Russia to replace the Doctrine adopted in 2010.
On June 24, 2019, President Putin signed decree No. 293 extending Russia’s ban on the import of agricultural products from the countries that applied economic sanctions against Russia....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Czech Republic: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2017

The Czech Republic maintains a scientific approach towards biotechnology.
In reaction to Croatia’s non-tariff barrier to imports of fruits and vegetables, Serbia began to step up control and oversight over all products of plant and animal origin....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Czech Republic: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2016

The Czech Republic maintains a scientific approach towards biotechnology. Bt corn (a genetically engineered [GE] product) is planted, but the area has significantly decreased in recent years...
The European Commission adopted a proposal to give Ukrainian producers more and better access to the EU market for a number of agricultural and industrial products by temporarily raising tariff quotas
International Agricultural Trade Report

EU Agricultural Exports, Trade Surplus with U.S. Reach Record Levels in 2015

While the United States had a $16 billion agricultural trade surplus with the rest of the world in 2015, it ran a record $12 billion trade deficit in farm and food products with the European Union.
Minister of Agriculture Kátia Abreu discussed expanding beef, poultry, dairy, fruit, and wheat trade with Russia, Myanmar, Japan, South Africa, and Argentina.
As part of its accession to the Eurasian Economic Union [1] (EAEU), Armenia has committed to eventually adopt the unified tariff schedule of the EAEU
On October 6th, 2014 Russia imposed a ban on re-export of plant products from Poland to Russia.
Polish Minister of Agriculture strongly criticized the decision of the EC suspending support to the EU producers of fruit and vegetables affected by the Russian ban on imports of agricultural products
International Agricultural Trade Report

Russia Bans Key U.S. Agricultural Exports

On August 6, 2014, Russia issued an order banning certain agricultural imports from the United States, the EU-28, Canada, Australia, and Norway for one year.