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A large number of international companies are interested in the creation of a favorable investment climate in Russia's Far East, China's Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi said during an interview with Russia 24.
According to a story published by Interfax-Far East, Chinese exporting companies, whose manufacturing facilities are located in the Heilongjiang Province, located at the border with Russia significantly reduced shipments of various types of vegetables to the Russian market since the beginning of this year.
The head of Siberia's Department for State Border Facilities of the Russian Federation, Vyacheslav Golovin, said during a press conference at GTRK Novosibirsk's studio that there was a significant decrease - 35 percent on the year - in vegetable and fruit supplies from Kazakhstan to the Russian region during the first quarter of 2015.
Russian authorities are considering a variant of removing restrictive measures for enterprises of three European countries: Greece, Cyprus and Hungary, the head of State Duma committee on international affairs Alexey Pushkov said.
According to a press release of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), the agency is to closely monitor imported peanuts for residual amounts of cadmium.
Last week Sergey Dankvert, head of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), and Chilean Ambassador to Russia Juan Eduardo Egiguren met to hold negotiations, the results of which carry the possibility of increasing shipments from Chile following food safety investigations.
Of interest to Egyptian exporters is increasing shipments to the Russian market, the Trade Representative Fyodor Lukashin said during an interview with RIA Novosti. According to the official, the number of applications form foreign companies for support between 2014 and 2015 had increased significantly.
Increasing trade turnover between the two countries and a growth in the supplies of agricultural products became the subject of discussion within the framework of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visit to Thailand and his meeting with Prayut Chan-o-cha, prime minister of Thailand.
Plans to introduce simplified procedure are to start in May in the territories bordering Russia, according to the General Administration of Customs of China. Interfax also quoted a statement from Zhang Chuntszyao, chairman of the Association of Applied Economics, Heilongjiang Province, stating similar actions.
Founder and chairman of the supervisory board of the holding company Belaya Dacha Group, Viktor Semenov, announced the company's geographic expansion into Azerbaijan to initiate lettuce production.