Russia: Wheat exports limited by state regulation


In Russia wheat exports are limietd by State food safety agancy because they imposed strict quality checks on grain export. Almost all traders criticised this move claiming that is nothing more than export ban. Allegedly only...

four countries can be suplierd wheat per quality specifications of this new regulation. By Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service (VPSS) it is required that export wheat quality is in accordance with quality which importing countries are requesting. Exporters claim this phytosanitary service was only allowing exports to Egypt, Turkey, India and Armenia.