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Russia has taken an unexpected step, lifting restrictions on imports of certain products from Turkey

Váratlan lépést tett Oroszország: feloldják egyes termékek importkorlátozásait
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Apr 22, 2022
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According to the Russian consumer protection authority Roszpotrebnazor, according to the results of their recent inspections, certain agricultural products from Turkey can be considered to be of good quality and safe, so it will soon allow their import, according to the FruitVeB Hungarian Fruit and Vegetable Trade Organization. Such products are tomatoes, peppers, pomegranates, grapes, oranges, and grapefruit. Restrictions still in place have been imposed by Russia in recent years, citing primarily pesticide residues. This had a serious impact on the Turkish economy, as in January 2022 alone, goods worth $ 4.25 billion were exported to the Russians. In February, the Russian news agency Interfax had already aired an increase in its annual import quota for tomatoes from Turkey from 300 to 350,000 tonnes. Turkish industry players have been pushing for the complete abolition of import quotas for some time.
According to the Russian consumer protection authority Roszpotrebnazor, according to the results of their recent inspections, certain agricultural products from Turkey can be considered to be of good quality and safe, so it will soon allow their import, according to the FruitVeB Hungarian Fruit and Vegetable Trade Organization. Such products are tomatoes, peppers, pomegranates, grapes, oranges and grapefruit. Restrictions still in place have been imposed by Russia in recent years, citing primarily pesticide residues. This had a serious impact on the Turkish economy, as in January 2022 alone, goods worth $ 4.25 billion were exported to the Russians. In February, the Russian news agency Interfax had already aired an increase in its annual import quota for tomatoes from Turkey from 300 to 350,000 tonnes. Turkish industry players have been pushing for the complete abolition of import quotas for some time. This is no coincidence, as in 2021, the volume of Turkish tomato exports was ...
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