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Europe exports suffer from sanctions

A study by an Austrian based think tank shows that sanctions against Russia imposed due to the Ukraine crisis have resulted in a reduction in exports to Russia. In Austria alone, the sanctions are estimated to have caused a fall ...Read More

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EU exports to Russia fall 10.7 percent after sanctions

Economic sanctions between the European Union (EU) and Russia in early 2014 led to a reduction of 10.7 percent in EU exports to Russia until 2016, a new Austrian study has revealed. The study says that when factoring in a ...Read More

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EU wheat exports to fall

European Union soft wheat exports are expected to fall this season, despite an increased harvest. A threat is posed by exports from Russia after a huge harvest. An industry analyst cut by 1.3m tonnes to 23.1m tonnes its forecast for ...Read More

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Russia extends ban on food imports

The government of Russia has extended a ban on imports of perishable foods from the European Union, the USA, and several other countries. The banned food imports include meat, fish, dairy, fruit, and vegetables. The import embargo was first imposed ...Read More

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Russian Exports to US Increase in Spite of Sanctions

The volume of Russian exports to the United States is increasing despite US sanctions and less friendly bilateral relations, Russia's Trade Envoy Alexander Stadnik said. 'In 2014 – 2016, the physical volume of our exports to the United States was ...Read More

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Russia possibly using railroad monopoly to retaliate against Baltics

Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is mainly refusing requests to move cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said. The monopoly, Russian Railways, has in many cases offered no explanation to customers for turning down the cargo, mostly oil ...Read More

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Tunisia Seeks to Increase Exports to Russia

Tunisia is hoping to increase its exports to Russia. Many government and private institutions are seeking to boost the Tunisian presence in the promising Russian market. The capital Tunis hosted a workshop to study potential to export to Russia, the ...Read More

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Turkey says Russian wheat imports resumed

Turkey resumed wheat imports from Russia on 8 May,just a few days after the trade dispute between the two countries was settled. Turkey, traditionally the second-largest importer of Russian wheat after Egypt and the top buyer of its sunflower oil, ...Read More

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Russia bans wine imports from Montenegro

In a statement released on Monday Montenegro's largest wine producer said it had received notice from Russia’s consumer watchdog Rospotrebnadzor that imports of its products had been banned from the Russian market. Rospotrebnadzor claimed that it had discovered elevated levels ...Read More

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Russia Suspends Imports of Poultry Products from EU Countries

The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) banned imports of live poultry and hatching eggs from several EU countries, including Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Bulgaria, France, Poland and Sweden over the threat of avian flu. The countries affected ...Read More

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EU farmers seek exports as quotas end

EU farmers are increasing production of sugar beet this year, when they will be freed at last to grow as much as they want and export it globally, after a decade of strict quotas and export limits. Several EU member ...Read More

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Turkey may stop Russia wheat imports

The economy minister of Turkey said that the country has not banned the import of wheat and similar products from Russia, but imports may completely stop as Turkish companies do not like to import from Russia. Turkish import buyers have ...Read More

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Tea exports from India drop in January

Tea exports fell by 6.62 per cent to 19.02 million kg in January this year from 20.37 million kg in the corresponding month a year ago, according to Tea Board data.  By value, exports fell 4.14 per cent.  Most of ...Read More

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Chengdu, China starts freight train to Belarus

Chengdu city in Southwest China started freight trains to Belarus on 1 March, the first of the city's planned 150 freight trains to countries such as Belarus, Russia and Lithuania this year. The train, which was carrying 41 containers of ...Read More

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Russia needs new markets for grain exports

Russia needs to find new markets for its grain exports and export to xisting customers more quickly, to ease pressure on the domestic market. There was a record crop of 119 million tonnes in 2016, the SovEcon agriculture consultancy said. ...Read More

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Russian wheat exports up 1.9% on year

Russian wheat exports in the 2016-17 marketing year from July 1 to December 14 were up 1.9% year on year at 14.317 million mt, Ministry of Agriculture data showed last week. Wheat exports from Russia have been slower than expected ...Read More

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Russia intends to boost agriculture exports

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced an obujective of increasing exports of Russia’s agricultural products from $17 to $19 bn. He added that the goal is to "boost the potential of exports in the future, keeping in mind that the ...Read More

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WWF reveals ‘challenging’ furniture imports to UK

The WWF-UK has revealed that imports from outside the EU are the furniture industry’s biggest challenge when dealing with sourcing timber from legitimate producers. According to its new report ‘Are you sitting comfortably? Sustainable timber sourcing and the UK furniture ...Read More

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Russia revises ban on imports of Egyptian foods

In 2015, Moscow imported Egyptian fruit and vegetables worth around $350 million. Russia has a history of limiting imports in trade disputes, but has said officially that the fruit and vegetable ban was due to "insufficient Egyptian phytosanitary controls". "Egyptian ...Read More

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Operator aims to benefit from Finland – Russia freight liberalisation

In advance of the expected imminent ratification of a bilateral agreement liberalising the market for cross-border rail freight between Finland and Russia, a logistics provider in Finland and a Russian transport company have announced the formation of NR Rail as ...Read More

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Polish exports set record

In 2015, Polish exports to Germany, which is its main trading partner, totalled 48.7 billion euros. Exports to Russia, however, were worth 5.1 billion euros, according to a report by Poland’s Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP). The Association said ...Read More

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Czech exports to Russia continue to fall in 2016

Czech exports to Russia have continued to fall in 2016. According to figures released by the Czech Statistics Office earlier this week, exports to Russia fell by 12 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the ...Read More

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Russia adds salt to list of banned imports

Russia has expanded the ban on Western and Ukrainian food imports, adding salt to the list, according to a government decree published on yesterday. The ban will become effective on Nov. 1 and apply to both white and industrial salt, ...Read More

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EU to investigate rise in Russian, Brazilian steel imports

The European Commission will investigate whether Russia, Brazil and three other countries are flooding the bloc with cheap hot-rolled flat iron and alloy and non-alloy steel products. The investigation follows a complaint from European steel producers. As well as Russian ...Read More

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India doubles grape exports to Europe

Exports of grapes from India touched an all-time high in 2015-16, with exports to Europe more than doubling compared to that in the previous financial year. At the same time, India became an importer of many other commodities such as ...Read More

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Russian Wheat Exports Threatened by stronger Ruble

A strong ruble is threatening to slow Russia’s wheat exports, as grain from Ukraine and European nations including France remains cheaper. In May Russian wheat prices were more than $20 above French prices and about $6 more expensive than in ...Read More

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Major rise in Iran’s imports from Russia

A recent report announced that the value of Iran’s imports from Russia in March stood at $132 million. It said the figure marked a significant rise compared to the same period last year. This came as a surprise given that ...Read More

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Russian ban on EU food imports causes European farmers’ fury

The export/import market – especially for beef, pork and dairy – is continuing to worsen, fuelled by the Russian ban on EU farm exports. Pork prices were lower that they were 11 years ago. “It is unacceptable that farmers are ...Read More

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Russia: Putin highlights Uzbek fruit imports

Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed a rise in imports of Uzbek agricultural products into Russia this year. This includes a 54-fold jump in citrus exports, an industry news outlet reported. The move comes amid a strained supply environment since ...Read More

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Imports to Russia though March plummet 14%

"According to preliminary customs statistics, in January-March 2016 imports from non-CIS countries decreased by 14.2 percent compared to the same period last year and amounted to $32.254 billion,” said the Federal Customs Service in a statement last week. Even so, ...Read More

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High-Tech Exports Grow Compared to Natural Exports – Russia

Russian high technology production exports are growing,compared with natural resources exports, Russian President Vladimir Putin said last week. "Industrial production has increased, we noted a positive trend for the first time in February, and the export of high-tech products is ...Read More

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Dairy segment gets Russia exports boost

India’s efforts to boost falling farm exports has got a boost as Russia has agreed to drop a stringent condition which was obstructing Indian exports of dairy products to that country. Once formalities are completed, major dairy producers like Amul ...Read More

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Turkish January exports worst since 2011

Turkey's monthly exports fell below the $10 billion mark for the first time since 2011 in January, while regional political crises dealt a major blow to Turkish exports to such traditional markets as Russia and the EU, government data showed ...Read More

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German exports to Russia likely to drop 5 pct

German exports to Russia are likely to fall 5 percent this year. In 2015 they fell by about 30%, because of sanctions over the Ukraine conflict and low oil prices, the head of foreign trade at Germany's DIHK Chambers of ...Read More

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Russian vodka exports slump by 40 per cent

Exports of Russian vodka have hit a 10-year low, falling by more than 40 per cent largely, because of economic sanctions. Sales of the national drink fell by 42 per cent last year, the lowest level in a decade. Russian ...Read More

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Poland-Russia permits dispute threatens EU freight trade

Freight traffic between the EU and Russia is under threat. After an agreement allowing Polish trucks to ship cargo to and from Russia expired at the end of January, Polish freight vehicles are now banned from crossing the border. Negotiations ...Read More

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Russia wants rise in fruit imports from Iran

Russia has announced that it is considering reduction or elimination of import duties on Iranian agricultural products – a measure that may be meant to encourage larger exports of Iranian fruits and vegetables to Russia. Minister of Economic Development Alexei ...Read More

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Russia Plans Cheese Imports From Iran

Iran is ready to start shipping cheese to Russia, a little over a year after Moscow imposed an embargo on dairy products from most European countries. Iranian dairy products to be supplied to Russia successfully passed an inspection by Russia's ...Read More

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Russia bans food imports from Bulgaria

Russia has banned some food imports from Bulgaria from September 1, after Sofia told Moscow about an unspecified number of cases of false phytosanitary certificates. The temporary restrictions were imposed on any imports and re-exports to Russia accompanied by such ...Read More

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All Finland exports to Russia down this year

Customs data show a significant decline in exports to Russia from all sectors in Finland during the first five months of the year. Worst effected were exports of foodstuffs and oil products, which fell by 78 percent and 42 percent ...Read More

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Finnish exports to Russia down more than 35 percent

Finnish Customs reported last week that exports to the eastern neighbour had fallen 35 percent in the months up to May this year compared to 2014, reflecting a shrinkage of exports in almost every sector. Customs official said that Finnish ...Read More

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Government in Russia destroys illegal imports

Vladimir Putin's latest show of defiance has used bulldozers, steamrollers and tractors to destroy hundreds of tons of illegal food imports, in televised spectacles that some Russians are calling absurd and grotesque. In a country where millions starved in the ...Read More

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Russia extending ban on food imports

The Russian government has extended the ban on food imports for another year. The ban on imports includes cheeses and dairy products, meat, fish, fruit and vegetables from Australia, Canada, the EU, the US and Norway. Demand for domestically produced ...Read More

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Russian boycott damages Dutch food exports

The value of Dutch agricultural exports fell in the first four months of 2015, the first time exports have gone down since 1996, the national statistics office CBS said last month. Compared with the year earlier period, exports fell 2.7% ...Read More

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Russia eases ban on seafood imports from Japan

Russia’s agriculture ministry said that it has partially lifted a ban on seafood imports from Japan which was imposed in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear crisis. A total of 23 fish processing companies in Aomori Prefecture will now be ...Read More

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Russia considers ban on flower imports from Netherlands

Russia's agricultural watchdog is proposingto ban the import of flowers from the Netherlands after discovering a pest in shipments. Currently, the federal regulatory service is discussing the legal implications of this ban, and analyzing the consequences while considering the direct ...Read More

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Russian Food Will Squeeze Out Imports – Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachyov said earlier this month that Russian farmers will push foreign food imports off the Russian market entirely in the course of just 10 years, news agency TASS reported. "The main task that faces Russian agriculture is ...Read More

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Russia can change list of banned Western imports

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday that a list of banned imports from Western countries could be changed according to the state of relations with the European Union and other countries. Medvedev told a government meeting he had ...Read More

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Car Imports to Russia Down 50 Percent

Imports of new cars to Russia dropped 45.4 percent in the first quarter of 2015, as car sales in the weakening economy collapsed, it was reported. The market for car imports to Russia has been hit hard by the steep ...Read More

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Chinese freight train carries Christmas toys and olive oil

A freight train from China’s eastern province of Zhejiang finished its maiden journey to Madrid and back, establishing the world’s longest rail link. China has dubbed the route the “21st-century Silk Road.” After a 24-day journey, 64 freight containers bearing ...Read More

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Budvar Beer exports hit by Ukraine conflict

The current conflict in the Ukraine affected Czech brewery Budějovický Budvar’s exports to both Russia and Ukraine last year. Exports to Russia halted completely at the year's end, and those to Ukraine fell by 60 percent. This year, the brewery ...Read More

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Turkey hoping to increase exports

The Economy Minister of Turkey said on Dec. 26 that things would be much better in 2015. “We live in such an unpredictable region, where everything can change in a matter of weeks. So many negative developments happened in 2014 ...Read More

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Russia bans poultry imports

The Russian federal service for veterinary matters, Rosselkhoznadzor, has banned the imports of all kinds of poultry from Italy where an epidemic of bird flu broke out. Earlier, the Russian veterinary watchdog had imposed a similar ban on imports of ...Read More

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Russian Shoppers Want Imports

January 1 is Russia’s answer to Christmas - a day for exchanging gifts after a night of feasting. But as shoppers crowd into Moscow’s malls, they may glimpse some truths about their economy that could spoil the festive mood. At ...Read More

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Russia May Start Fish Imports From Iran

Russia may start importing fish and fish products from Iran this month, a spokesman for Russia’s agriculture watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said a couple of weeks ago. Russia had banned imports of fish, seafood and other foodstuffs from the European Union and ...Read More

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Imports of illegal timber fall

Five major timber importing countries have made progress in cutting contraband wood from their markets since 2010, argues a series of reports published by Chatham House. The analysis — covering Britain, France, Japan, the Netherlands, and the US — is ...Read More

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Turkey exports to Russia slide

Turkey’s exporters may have reported their best-ever October, but exports to Russia have dropped one-fifth year-on-year. There had been hopes of boosting trade after Russia downgraded links with the West, figures released by the country’s leading export organization have shown. ...Read More

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Heathrow calls for expansion as freight grows

The chief executive of Heathrow has re-iterated calls to expand the airport;its freight business grew rapidly last month. and Heathrow now handles a quarter of all UK exports by value. According to Heathrow's CEO, cargo traffic was up 7.8 per ...Read More

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Russian import sanctions lower fruit prices

Fruit growers in the United Kingdom are suffering from the impact of Russian sanctions on EU food imports, which are lowering the price of their produce by up to a quarter. Russia has banned fruit imports from EU nations, which ...Read More

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Russia increases food imports from ‘non-sanctioned’ countries

Russia is increasing the volume of imports from third countries, following the ban on food from the United States, Canada, the European Union, Norway and Australia. Turkey is exporting poultry and fish, Switzerland is delivering dairy products, and Uruguay is ...Read More

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Polish Miners Block Cheap Coal Imports from Russia

Miners in Poland protesting against imports of cheap Russian coal have blocked a border route into northern Poland, according to mining union leaders. More than 200 workers blocked the passage in order to protest against imports of Russian coal. Polish ...Read More

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Vietnam Seafood Exports to Russia

Ten Vietnamese seafood companies are currently exporting products to Russia, according to a report by the Export Department. However, the Russian trade representative in Vietnam said the number of Vietnamese businesses entering the Russian market has increased on a daily ...Read More

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Eurozone exports to Russia down 14 per cent in 2014

Exports and imports between the Eurozone and Russia have plummeted in the period January to May, figures from Eurostat revealed last week. The was a 14 per cent decline in exports to Russia in January-June 2014 compared with the same ...Read More

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Russia bans most food imports from EU and US

Russia has banned meat, fish, dairy and fruit and vegetable imports from Western countries in the most drastic retaliatory measures taken by the Kremlin so far. The measures - a response to sectoral sanctions designed to punish Russia for stoking ...Read More

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Russia to ban all US agricultural imports, EU fruit & vegetable imports

A one-year ban has been imposed on certain agricultural produce, foods and raw materials imports from countries that have sanctioned Russia. An order for economic measures 'to protect the country's security' has been signed by President Putin. The decree “on ...Read More

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Iran resumes car exports to Russia

Iran began exporting cars to Russia for the first time in five years on Sunday, after meeting upgraded emission standards, the country's largest car manufacturer said. Workers at Iran-Khodro's factory in Tehran loaded the first shipment of auto freight, which ...Read More

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Exports from Finland to Russia drop

Finnish exports to Russia dropped sharply in the last quarter, making Germany in the top position for international sales, according to new figures. Machinery, equipment and chemicals suffered the biggest declines in exports to Russia. Imports from Finland’s eastern neighbour ...Read More

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Russia Suspends US Pig Imports

Russia - concerned over the spread of Porcine Epidemic Diahorrhea virus (PEDv) in U.S. pig populations, announced last week it was suspending U.S. imports of live pigs effective from May 30. The disease has already killed about 10 percent of ...Read More

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US restricts high tech exports to Russia

U.S. restrictions on high-tech exports to Russia will be a blow to Russian companies in the sector, the Interfax news agency reported. The White House said on 28 April that the United States would deny export licenses for any high-technology ...Read More

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Russia considers 30% import tax on foreign online retailers

Russia is considering restricting imports from foreign online retailers, joining an increasing number of countries looking into measures to protect local operators. The government of Ryussia is looking at a 30% tax on imports worth more than 7,000 roubles (£123) ...Read More

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