August 2, 2011


Ukraine to export more dairy products to Russia



Ukraine is intending to increase dairy exports to Russia, said Ukraine's Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Mykola Prysiazhniuk in an on-line conference.


"Next week, I am planning to visit the Russian Federation, there will a meeting with Vice Premier Viktor Zubkov and the ministry leaders in order to intensify work in this direction," Prysiazhniuk said.


Last year, Ukraine's trade in dairy products increased by 80%, during the first half of 2011; trading volumes with Russia also increased, according to the Minister.


Earlier, a joint inspection of Ukrainian enterprises was held by specialists of Rosselkhoznadzor and the State Veterinary Service of Kazakhstan on June 6-17, 2011. Rossekhoznadzor revealed non-compliance with veterinary-sanitary requirements and norms of Russia and the Customs Union at 21 Ukrainian meat and milk processing enterprises.

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