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USDA proposed to delay the import of Turkish tomatoes

The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) proposes to postpone for two or three years, the resumption of deliveries of tomatoes from Turkey to the Russian market. This was on Thursday, October 10, director of market regulation agribusiness department Vladimir Volik, as quoted Rambler News Service.

“We believe that in the conditions in which investors who have invested in this sphere are today, it is wrong to resume tomato supplies from Turkey now,” Volik said. Deliveries of tomatoes should be postponed so that Russian producers have time to go through the investment phase, he stressed. “This is exactly the investment phase. We have to go through it, and then let them compete, ”the official added.

November 1 spokesman for the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock of Turkey Omer Ekshi said that the import of Turkish citrus fruits to Russia has already begun.

11 October, the Russian government changed the list of banned products from Turkey. From the action of the embargo brought out fresh and dried oranges and tangerines, peaches and nectarines, apricots, plums. Chickens and turkeys, cloves, tomatoes, onions, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples and pears, grapes, strawberries and strawberries, chewing gum, as well as salt, the ban still applies.

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