Export of products of Lithuanian origin to the Russian Federation, in January-April this year, compared with the same period in 2014, down 57, 9%, informs Internet portal.
to reduce Lithuania's export to Russia is influenced by the decrease of 98% of export of milk and dairy products, a decrease of 76% of exports of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and Lithuanian meat and meat offal in the country In the current year is generally not imported, said the Department of statistics, reports <url>.
within four months of the current year the Export of food and agricultural products of Lithuanian origin was only 18, 1 million Euros in 5, 9 times less than in January-April of last year, when Exports reached 106, 4 million Euros.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. A ban were beef, pork, poultry, sausages, fish, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and several other products.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when expanded sanctions List Australia.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen Under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news