All products passing across the border, checked for availability of relevant documents and phytosanitary certificates. If it is revealed that Belarusian products were delivered to Russia, returning to their home countries, said Deputy Minister of agriculture and food of the Republic Vladimir grakun.
MINSK, 10 Nov. Nina Gurin. The number of claims on the part of the Rosselkhoznadzor addressed to the Belarusian with the illegal supplies through its territory of products falling in the Russian Federation under the sanctions, decreased, said Tuesday in Minsk by the Deputy Minister of agriculture and food of the Republic Vladimir grakun.
Of the Russian Federation in August 2014 approved the list of agricultural products and foodstuffs banned for imports from countries that have imposed sanctions against her, including from the EU. In June 2015, in response to extension of sanctions, Russia has extended food embargo until 5 August 2016.
“Since the beginning of the introduction (by Russia — ed.) ban the number of complaints from the Rosselkhoznadzor has decreased and has decreased”, — said gracon at a press conference.
He stressed that “fake Belarusian phytosanitary certificates was not, of such information and the Rosselkhoznadzor did not show”. Grakun said that there are facts of illegal supply of the domestic market of the Russian Federation through Belarus of products from third countries. “We are working with the relevant service provider States, update the organization that are under cover (fake phytosanitary certificates — ed.) put. In the field investigation, there were cases confirm that the fake documents,” he continued. The Deputy Minister stressed that later “products, delivering such organizations”, is not to be missed.
He added that sometimes there are facts of deliveries of food to Russia without documents. For example, said the representative of the Ministry, the Belarusian farmers, physical persons, sometimes even unknowingly, can carry products without proper documents in Russia. “This production is delayed. If it is revealed that Belarusian products have been delivered in Russia, she returned back to the Republic,” he said.
The Rosselkhoznadzor had previously stated that from August 2014 through monitoring prevented the import of Belarus products with a total volume of 13.6 thousand tons, came under the food embargo. The Russian side noted the become frequent cases of imports of products accompanied by Belarusian re-export certificates with the application fake phytosanitary certificates from a number of countries. In 2014, it was revealed 82 forged phytosanitary certificate, and since the beginning of 2015 388 such cases, the report says.