Negotiations between Rosselkhoznadzor and Competent Authority for Quarantine and Plant Protection of Kuwait
Teleconference between the Rosselkhoznadzor and specialist
of the Testing Laboratory for Quality of the National Flour Company subordinate
to the Kuwait Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources
was held on July 16, 2018.
The discussion during the negotiations was devoted to the
possibility of Russian grain export from Russia to Kuwait. The Rosselkhoznadzor
specialists familiarized the Kuwait colleagues with the amount of grain
exported from Russia and requested for Kuwait phytosanitary requirements as
well as requirements for imported grain quality and safety.
Currently Russia is exporting barley to the Kuwait market
and the amount of the exported barley was 157 thousand tons in the crop year of
The Kuwait colleagues informed that they would provide the
Rosselkhoznadzor with the official requirements for grain export to the country
During the discussion the parties agreed to pay mutual
visits in order to familiarize themselves with the system of official
quarantine and phytosanitary control (surveillance) as well as grain quality
and safety control in both countries.