Belarusian exports to Russia reached $4 billion

07.03.2017

Including to the Russian market Belarus delivered 4 million tons of milk and dairy products

Belarus in 2016 has put on the Russian market of agro-industrial products for the sum more than $ 4 billion, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Minister of agriculture and food of the Republic Leonid Zayats.

"Only the Russian Federation was delivered 352 thousand tons of meat and meat products and 4 million tons of milk and dairy products. Speaking of money, the export to Russia of agricultural products amounted at the end of last year, 3.2 billion dollars without taking into account indicators of the concern "Belgospischeprom", and all — over 4 billion dollars", — said the Hare.

The Rosselkhoznadzor February 6, introduced temporary restrictions on the supply of beef and beef by-products of the enterprises of Minsk region, suspecting them of re-export from Ukraine. Previously, the Agency imposed temporary restrictions and additional requirements for the supply of four meat processing plants of Belarus due to gross violations of veterinary legislation. The office considered it appropriate to impose temporary restrictions in respect of the AFIC PC "Zhlobin meat-packing plant" and the regime of enhanced laboratory control in respect of "Dubravskiy broiler", JSC "Smolevichi broiler", JSC "Stolbtsy meat-packing plant".


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