Entered the Russian food embargo, as well as Ostrovka implementation of several parties of American wines, has little impact on the U.S. economy, said Tuesday Last news press Secretary of the Embassy of the USA in Russia William Stevens.
before the CPS at the time stopped selling a few batches of three brands of American wines, they were found phthalates and pesticides, bifenazate exceeding standards in concentrations. The Ministry said that the expertise found in Gnarly Head Chardonnay increased content of phthalates, and Geyser Peak Merlot and Crane Lake Moscato phthalates and pesticides, bifenazate in concentrations exceeding standards.
Stevens said the decision of the CPS " fits into a broader campaign to restrict imports of food products, launched by the Kremlin since August of last year ".
"Almost fifty percent of the food items supplied to the Russian Federation from abroad, and citizens of Russia, when they had a choice In the last 20 years, been doing it for the sake of these subjects. After a significant increase in the prices of most goods we have witnessed the negative impact of so-called counter-sanctions on the country's population, " said Stevens.
He added that the Entered Moscow's food embargo has "very little impact" on the U.S. economy." The volume of our exports to the Russian Federation is the tenth part (one) per cent of US GDP. In 2013 we sent to Russia no more than one percent of the American selkhozexpo. Despite the fact that Russia imports 40% of the required food items, " said Commissioner of the Embassy.
Russia in the last month of summer 2014 limited the import of food items from States 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.