Russia: A bill on new requirements for the procurement of pine nuts was introduced into the State Duma

Updated Sep 28, 2023
Thus, the authors of the document want to stimulate the development of nut processing in Russia They want to further regulate the harvesting of forest food resources, including pine nuts, in order to stimulate the development of their processing industry in Russia. A group of senators and deputies introduced draft amendments to the Forest Code. During the government hour with the participation of Minister of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko drew attention to the fact that pine nuts are not processed in Russia, but go abroad and are returned in packaged form with a high added value. It is proposed to give regions the authority to establish places for the procurement of pine nuts by citizens for their own needs, the timing and permitted volumes of its procurement. According to the authors, such a norm will allow regions, based on the results of annual phenological observations and depending on natural and climatic features, to ...
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