17 Aug 2022 17:00

Over 500 foreign companies gain access to Russian livestock market in 2022

MOSCOW. Aug 17 (Interfax) - As part of diversifying imports of livestock products, the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) has granted access or expanded activities on the domestic market to more than 500 foreign companies since the beginning of the year, the watchdog said in a statement.

Rosselkhoznadzor said that the list of suppliers of hatching eggs and day-old chicks comprised 249 enterprises, including from Turkey, India, and Belarus; nearly 50 dairy producers, including from Iran, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus; as well as over 100 companies producing fish products, including from Argentina, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Morocco, Vietnam, and Uzbekistan.

Additionally, 38 suppliers of meat products were permitted or expanded, including from Brazil, the UAE, and Belarus. Another 66 suppliers, including from Brazil, Turkey, Iran, and Syria, will import feed and feed additives to the Russian market.