Web Desk February 16, 2021

The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) allowed 37 Azerbaijani enterprises to export apples. This is stated in the message of the Food Safety Agency of Azerbaijan. It is reported that the agency has carried out monitoring in the farms in connection with the restrictions imposed by Russia. In addition, meetings were held in the format of a video conference with a delegation of the Rosselkhoznadzor. The Russian side was provided with the necessary information about 37 enterprises that store their products in refrigerated warehouses. The export forecast of these 37 enterprises in 2021 is 88,232 tons of apples. And in 2020, 67 enterprises exported 66 thousand 924 tons of apples to Russia. Thus, in 2021, apple exports to Russia from Azerbaijan will increase by 31.8%. The agency asked entrepreneurs who have apples in refrigerated warehouses to send their data to the agency to obtain an export permit. In the future, the agency will forward this data to the Russian side.


Source: Turan News Agency

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