India will sign the document on the supply of hard cheeses in the Russian Federation until the end of November

MOSCOW, November 7. India plans until the end of November to sign a document that allows two large Indian companies to start exporting cheese to Russia. This is stated in the press release of Rosselkhoznadzor.

“Representatives of APEDA (the Association for the development of agricultural exports) informed that earlier the Rosselkhoznadzor signed the Protocol on the conditions of supply of dairy products from India to Russia, in which the specified additional conditions to ensure security intended for export to the Russian market for Indian dairy products, is in the process of internal coordination in the government of India and the Indian side will be signed before the end of the current month”, – stated in the message Department.

During the Russian-Indian consultations, the sides discussed some of the results in the April 2015 6 inspection of companies in India for the production of Buffalo meat for compliance with veterinary-sanitary requirements of Russia and the EAEC. The Rosselkhoznadzor expressed concern over the lack of effectiveness of the current system “laboratory control and traceability of live animals and meat products in India”.

Besides, the Rosselkhoznadzor noted that the comments of the Indian side in some cases contradictory, which complicates their analysis.