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South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs

Posted August 22, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Pig Site)

The trade war with between Russia and the EU, U.S., Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week.

The Russian veterinary authority Rosselkhoznador seized batches of meat, poultry dairy products, eggs and honey that were discovered being imported into the country at border posts between Ukraine and Russia. And a top level meeting has been taking place between the Russian authorities and Argentine officials with the view to replace meat and food products that have been banned by President Vladimir Putin’s import embargo. Read more here.