FAS proposes to reduce import duties on a number of vegetables and fruits to the new crop due to restrictions on imports, said the head of anti-monopoly service Igor Artemyev.
"with rapid growth (prices) almost more than just vegetables, ought, we think, to significantly reduce import duties, underline, before the new harvest is not only on potatoes, tomatoes, cabbage, onions, cucumbers, bananas, citrus, grapes, apples," said he, speaking in the state Duma, RIA " Novosti." It should be done, because the joint suppliers eventually forced contracti Russia should switch to other suppliers, refusing relevant items from Europe and so on. For this reason, logistics longer... we Must provide delivery of resanctioning list in the Russian Federation, " said Artemyev. According to his statement, FAS considers necessary to reduce the duty on raw sugar, but to introduce a quota, reports a news Agency. FAS also considers it possible that is able to be necessary to impose export duty on rye and barley, as Vice wheat, added Artemiev. From 7 August, Russia has imposed a ban on the export of beef, pork, fruits, poultry, cheese and milk from the EU, USA, Australia, Canada and Norway, which introduced sanctions against Russia. Were later approved amendments to the list of foods that are prohibited to import. Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection With the situation in Ukraine. The EU and the US on the background of the progress of the Minsk agreements between Kiev and militias Donbass about stopping the fire entered against Russia penalties against financial, oil and defense industries.