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Russia: The number of sanctioned products has decreased by 80% since 2015, as reported by Izvestia

Russia
Published Aug 24, 2021

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In the first seven months of 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor discovered 1.74 thousand tons of sanctioned products of plant origin and 27.5 tons of animal origin in Russia, the department told Izvestia. In total, since 2015, 37.2 thousand tons of illegally imported plant products and 1.3 thousand tons of animal products have been identified in the country. At the same time, according to experts, since 2015, the flow of sanctioned goods going to the Russian Federation has decreased by 80%. Experts see the reason for the effectiveness of the control of trucks using the "Mercury" system and the success of domestic producers.

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In the first seven months of 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor discovered 1.74 thousand tons of sanctioned products of plant origin and 27.5 tons of animal origin in Russia, the department told Izvestia. In total, since 2015, 37.2 thousand tons of illegal imported plant products and 1.3 thousand tons of animal products have been identified in the country. At the same time, according to experts, since 2015, the flow of sanctioned goods going to the Russian Federation has decreased by 80%. Experts see the reason in the efficiency of truck control using the Mercury system and in the success of domestic producers. On the counters of the Preobrazhensky market in Moscow, where on August 19 representatives of the Federal Customs Service, the Central Customs Administration and the Rosselkhoznadzor appeared, there is an abundance of cheese. Next to the native Kostroma and Altai cheeses there are “non-native” Dorblu cheese for 1.5 thousand rubles per 1 kg, gorgonzola for 2350 rubles, Parmigiano ...
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