Moscow. May 30. The Ministry has prepared proposals on the extension of the food embargo, starts paperwork, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.
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“Already in fact ready to execute documents. As told Dmitry Anatolyevich (Medvedev) will soon see the President with this proposal,” – said Dvorkovich.
He answered negatively to the question of whether to expand the list of countries in respect of which it is planned to introduce predamage.
On Friday, Prime Minister Medvedev announced the extension of the response of Russia against countries that have introduced or joined sanctions against Moscow until the end of 2017.
“Our producers have repeatedly advocated the preservation of the food embargo on agricultural products and agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions against the Russian Federation or subsequently joined them. I want to say that I have instructed to prepare proposals for the extension of measures is not for a year, and by the end of 2017”, – said Medvedev.
He noted that he will prepare a letter to the President and forming the necessary decision the decision of the government.
“Therefore, those who are engaged in agricultural business, agricultural industry, will receive and longer, the more distant the planning horizon of their investments, what they have repeatedly asked for. And large agricultural companies, and relatively small will have the opportunity to calculate how and what will happen in the longer term,” said Medvedev.
Food embargoes acts of the Russian Federation on the seventh of August, 2014 in relation to products from the US, EU, Australia, Norway and Canada. In 2015 it has been extended to August 5, 2016. August 13 2015 in the list of those countries included joined the anti-Russian sanctions Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein, since January, 2016 – Ukraine.
The ban applies to meat and meat products, fish and fish products, milk and dairy products, vegetables and fruits.
According to the experts of the analytical center under the government of the Russian Federation, prepared the report “Food embargo: end of 2015”, the Western countries due to the imposition of counter-sanctions are not put on the Russian food market at $9.3 billion rubles.