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Konstantin Savenkov Held Teleconference with Norio Kumagai, Director of Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan

On May 7 according to earlier agreements the telephone consultations were held between Konstantin Savenkov, Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, and Norio Kumagai, Director of the Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan. The talks were part of the preparation for the meeting of Deputy Ministers of Agriculture Sergey Levin and Hiromitsu Matsushima where the parties will discuss issues of mutual supply of livestock products. The event will take place on May 12 in Japan.

The sides summed up the interim results of the work on the mutual opening of markets for livestock products and streamlining the processes of establishing trade between Russia and Japan.

The parties also discussed a possible increase in the number of Japanese companies that have the right to export beef to Russia. To date, eight other Japanese establishments have expressed their interest in supplying products to the Russian market.

At the end of the talks the Japanese side expressed hope for a speedy consideration of the issue of access of Japanese organic fertilizers, which is currently under consideration by the Eurasian Economic Commission. 

May 7, 2019

Categorys: Veterinary , Import. Export. Transit