Angelina Timofeeva. Russian counter-sanctions led to a massive fall in the prices of agricultural products in Germany, said Tuesday at a press conference in Berlin the head of the German farmers ' Union Joachim Rukwied.
"The prices of agricultural products fell in all sectors, it is most associated with a decrease in exports to the Russian Federation. Our exports to the Russian Federation decreased by half, which led to a massive depreciation of the product, " said Roque.
The head of the relevant Union, said he believes the overall situation in agriculture " over hard ".
Russia in the last month of summer 2014 limited the import of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. The ban covers meat, sausages, fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits, dairy products. In June 2015, in response to the extension of the sanctions Russia has extended food embargo for one year, until August 5, 2016. Russia has circulated predamage Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Ukraine, besides at last suspended - ban on the importation of its products will start to operate only in the case of the Kiev economic part of the agreement about unification with the European Union.