The Ministry of economy and agriculture of Turkey officially does not support the introduction of any restrictions on duty-free imports of Russian wheat. On Friday, March 17, stated the Deputy head of the Mineconomrazvitiya of Russia Alexey Gruzdev, reports RIA Novosti.
"We now check this information, including with members of the business community, companies who are involved in the supply," — said the official. In turn, the Deputy head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Alexei Alekseenko, also assured that the Agency had not received notification about the suspension of licenses for the supply of Russian grain to Turkey.
Meanwhile, Vice-President of the Russian grain Union Alexander Korbut said the website "360" that the introduction of Turkey duties on supplies of Russian grain is a political game. "It is attempt of pressure, simple and clear. Like, you guys, our tomatoes are not allowed, we you mind. That, from my point of view, very little decent, given the numerous statements about love and friendship," — said the expert.
On Thursday, the national Association of exporters of agricultural products (NAESP) applied to the head of the Ministry Alexander Tkachev requested to take steps for resumption of agricultural exports to Turkey.
That Ankara since March 15 does not issue licenses for duty-free supplies of wheat, corn and sunflower meal from a number of countries, including Russia, on the eve reported Director of the Institute for agricultural market studies (IKAR) Dmitry Rylko.
The Director of the analytical centre "Sovekon" Andrey Sizov has not excluded that Turkey, one of the largest buyers of Russian grain — may have a negative impact on exports. According to him, in July 2016 — February 2017 Turkey imported almost 2 million tons of Russian wheat, becoming the second buyer after Egypt.
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The Ministry of agriculture together with the Rosselkhoznadzor are working on expanding the number of buyers of Russian grain around the world, in addition, officials expect the start of deliveries to new markets and vegetable oil. They believe that the alternative to Turkey for our exporters can become countries of Asia Pacific and Latin America.
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