Russian customs has imposed a 100 percent inspection of cargo from Turkey

Moscow. On 26 November. The customs authorities of the Russian Federation from Wednesday switched to the full screening of cargo arriving from Turkey, said representatives of several logistics companies.

According to one of them, 100 percent quality control typed “routes” and also applies to exports from Russia to Turkey.

“According to oral information from today when applying DT (Declaration of goods), in which column 2 or in columns 11, 15, 16, 34 stated “Turkey” post to refuse to accept returns. If the cargo carries a Turkish carrier, the sanctions will be similar” – a memo circulated Wednesday among its employees operators working with Smolensk customs (there are loads that are delivered from Turkey via Bulgaria).

An employee of a large foreign company – importer of component parts for machine building confirmed that any goods from Turkey is transferred from partial to full screening that actually makes unpredictable timescales.

According to RBC, the goods from Turkey are detained, in particular in Novorossiysk. “No explanation did not give us, say, wait, maybe tomorrow will start customs clearance”, – quotes the edition the Director of the customs broker “Notranslate” in Novorossiysk Gregory Pelipenko. The owner of a large chain of Shoe stores told RBC that the shipment of shoes from Turkey in the port of Novorossiysk were sent to a total inspection, though usually conduct only a partial inspection. According to him, other goods, primarily food, should not miss at all.

The majority of goods from Turkey, arriving in the port, depart for a full inspection of customs, said a source in the largest stevedoring company of the port of OJSC “Novorossiysk sea trading port”.

It is noted that mostly come from Turkey, products of plant origin.

Another source in the transport company confirmed this information and added that on Tuesday there were no problems and the goods held as usual.

“Interfax” does not yet have any reviews FCS.

On Tuesday the Turkish air force shot down a Russian military aircraft on the Turkish-Syrian border. After the incident was followed by a series of harsh statements from both sides. However no official statements about the restriction of economic cooperation with Turkey was not.

Meanwhile, Rosselkhoznadzor said on the introduction from 1 December of the current year ban on the supply of poultry meat from one of the companies in Turkey due to detection in products of Listeria.

For the supply of vegetables and fruits until the prohibitions were not, but the head of the Ministry of agriculture has already made a statement that Russia will be able to replace Turkish imports in these segments.

Turkey imports to Russia more than 360 thousand tons of tomatoes. The share of Turkey accounts for 20% of the total volume of supplies of vegetables to Russia. The supply of citrus is 250 thousand tons.

Total imports from Turkey in 2014 amounted to 4% of the total Russian food imports.