Ecuador and the Russian Federation will continue contact on banana export issues

Fresh Banana
Regulation & Compliances
Published Feb 21, 2024

Tridge summary

The Ecuadorian Phytosanitary Agency and Russia's agricultural watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, have agreed to maintain direct communication after Russia lifted restrictions on five Ecuadorian banana producers. The Ecuadorian agency has implemented measures against these companies for violating supply requirements to Russia, including increased phytosanitary inspections and the establishment of a quarantine zone. Other measures include integrated pest control, staff training, additional container cleaning, and traceability labelling. A memorandum of understanding to further deepen cooperation between the two countries' services is expected to be agreed upon soon.
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The Ecuadorian Phytosanitary Agency and Rosselkhoznadzor will maintain a direct channel of interaction after Moscow lifts restrictions on five Ecuadorian banana producing companies. This was reported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of the Latin American Republic. “At a working meeting with the management of Rosselkhoznadzor, we agreed to maintain a direct communication channel between our sanitary departments,” says a statement published on the page of the Ministry of Agriculture of Ecuador on the social network X (formerly Twitter). On February 19, the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor TASS reported that the relevant agency of Ecuador took measures against five banana exporting enterprises that violated the requirements when supplying bananas to the Russian Federation, increasing the number of phytosanitary inspections, and also building a quarantine zone for loading bananas from plantations. In addition, the relevant agency of Ecuador obliged fruit exporters to ...
Source: Kvedomosti
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