Companies from countries that have fallen under the counter "food" sanctions Russia intend to participate in the exhibition World Food-2014 to be held from 15 to 18 September 2014 in Moscow. This should be the message of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of the Russian Federation (Rosselkhoznadzor).
Rosselhoznadzor said that he had received a lot of questions about the conditions of importation of products for the participation in the exhibition World Food-2014. In connection with this Service has prepared an explanation, which explains including countries that came under Russian retaliatory sanctions, as it will be possible to import "of sanctions" group.
"Importation of goods declared under HS codes 0201-0203, 0207, 0210, 0301-0308, 0401-0406, 160100, origin of EU countries, Australia, Canada, Norway, and the United States, which by government decree №830 introduced temporary restrictions solely for the purposes of the exposure on the show floor, "- the document says.
What kind of country 'sanctions' list approached Rosselkhoznadzor for clarification, is not explained.
Russia has introduced a package of 7 August response to the US sanctions, Australia, Canada, the European Union and Norway. Retaliatory sanctions constitute a ban for one year for import into Russia of these countries, fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat products.
Under the restriction did not get certain kinds of finished products of meat (excluding sausages) and fish. According to the Federal Customs Service, the total imports of "forbidden" food from the four countries and the EU was around in 2013 about 9.1 billion dollars.