The Senator suggested the inclusion of canned food into the list of products under embargo

The Senator suggested the inclusion of canned food into the list of products under embargo


Russia banned the import of raw materials from a number of countries, however, allows the importation of products of high processing, that is strange, said the first Deputy Chairman of agrarian Committee Sergey Lisovsky.

MOSCOW, 28 Oct. First Deputy Chairman of agrarian Committee Sergey Lisovsky offers to include in the sanctions list of products canned. On the proposal of the Senator, this issue will be considered by the relevant Committee of the Federation Council.

Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the chamber, Lisowski noted that “in the sanctions list of the goods did not get the products of high processing, or canned”. In this case the relevant Ministry, where he addressed the MP, replied that the matter will be considered.

“We have an odd situation, we banned the import of raw materials from countries which joined the sanctions against Russia, but permitted the importation of products of high processing of these countries”, — said the MP.

The Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko has proposed to the agricultural Committee to work on this issue.