Alexander Shishlo. Russian food embargo costs the pork producers from France the loss of 20 cents for one kilogram of product, said the head of the French Federation of pig producers Paul Ofra.
"It is estimated that the embargo on French farmers 20 cents per kilogram," writes Belgian broadcasting company.
According to OPRA, the Russian embargo resulted in a decrease in pork prices in the European market. In addition, French producers, first also exported to the Russian Federation pork tripe, now needs to sell them in Asia, e.g., China - at lower prices.
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.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 6, 2014 on the use of the individual to ensure safety. The import of a number of items from countries that have imposed the punishment is relatively capital of Russia, was sidelined for the year. In the corresponding list includes beef, pork, fruits, poultry, cheeses and dairy products, nuts and other products. A complete list of prohibited to import into the Russian Federation of products -
From 26 June 2015 food embargo was extended for a year. In the list of items, Import of which will be limited, consisted of five food groups: meat and sausage, seafood, vegetables, fruits, dairy products. Full list of items prohibited for import,