Statements of the Rosselkhoznadzor, which proposed to stop the certification of Dutch flowers, were of some concern in the Netherlands. Dutch florists have not yet received official complaints, but just in case tightened phytosanitary control in order to avoid difficulties.
Dutch farmers over has taken serious note of the recent statements of the Rosselkhoznadzor, threatened to halt certification of cut flowers from the Netherlands. According to followers of the local Federation of agriculture and horticulture, for Dutch manufacturers and sellers of the important Russian market.
"We took into account the statements of the Rosselkhoznadzor, but at the moment this morning there is no official information," said the adept of business associations Nico van Reiten.
According to his statement, the Netherlands continue to conduct business as usual. However, local farmers are now paying "excessive attention to phytosanitary inspections in order to avoid possible pest difficulties."
The day before it became known that the Rosselkhoznadzor consider the introduction of a ban on the import of flowers and other plant products from a number of European countries. Under embargo can get flowers and other plant products from Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia.
Prohibition may be imposed against those States who certify flowers grown in the Netherlands, and do not provide the security of their supplies to the Russian Federation. With all of this through the Netherlands are delivered flowers and from other States, even in Latin America. Major dislocations in the supply of flowers grown in the Netherlands, was the discovery California Western flower thrips, white rust of chrysanthemum and tobacco whitefly.
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