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Russia: Eurasian Economic Union Ag Times No 1 of 2021

This report contains summaries of relevant decisions and documents from the Armenia-Belarus-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Russia Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) meetings, published between November 21, 2020, and July 22, 2021, that impact EAEU food and agriculture policy.
This report is an overview of general legal and technical requirements imposed by the Russian Federation for food and agricultural imports.
The Russian Federation recently extended the waiver on a previously established ban of imports of some GE soybeans and soybean meal without state registration to January 1, 2022.
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Russia: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report highlights export certification requirements for Russia.
Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Technical Regulation (TR) on Safety of Meat and Meat Products via G/TBT/N/RUS/114.
Russia notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the EAEU technical regulation on food products labeling.
Russia announced a draft measure that would harmonize EAEU technical regulations with the requirements of the EU directives ont the use of single-use plastic products.
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Russia: Wine Market Overview

In 2019, Russia was the world’s ninth-largest importer of wine. However, the Ministry of Agriculture is focused on making wine production one of the key branches of agriculture in the country.
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Russia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Russian guidelines became effective on April 26, 2020 that establish a process for registering genetically engineered (GE) events for feed use, making it possible for those events to be imported after registration.
The Russian Government amended the list of agricultural products that are subject to Russia’s food ban to exclude breeding grapevine and brown garden snails from the ban as of March 9, 2021.
Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) veterinary regulations regarding some dairy products and feed additives...
The Russian Ministry of Agriculture announced a proposal to increase the EAEU import tariff on hatching eggs from the current zero percent to 5 percent as of January 1, 2022...