Russia may increase the quota for deliveries of tomatoes from Turkey

Arkady Dvorkovich did not rule out increasing the quotas of Turkey on imports of tomatoes in Russia
Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich did not rule out increasing the quotas of Turkey on the supply of tomatoes in the Russian Federation. "Considered, but only when I use the quota which is already there, while it is not completely used," - said the Vice-Premier on the sidelines of the Moscow exchange forum in London, answering the journalists ' question about whether increased Turkish quota.
"I read today that seven cars (with tomatoes from Turkey) yet it is for sure less than 50 thousand tons", - he said.
"Why consider? Because it will most likely not increase the supply, and the legalization of supplies. They are already there, through Belarus, other channels, - said Deputy Prime Minister. - We want to see if the supply is, they were legal. They estimated, ranged from all countries of 250 thousand tons, including Turkey."
Russia from 1 November allowed limited shipments of tomatoes from Turkey in the amount of 50 thousand tons. The first legal batch weighing 19.4 tonnes was received in mid-November. Until supply is allowed 3 companies of Turkey. But the Rosselkhoznadzor is ready to conduct an inspection of a number of manufacturers interested in trade with Russia.
Russia banned the import of vegetables and fruit from Turkey as from 1 January 2016, after the deterioration of relations between the two countries in the fall of 2015 Restrictions are gradually removed, but the ban on tomatoes remained.

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