Friday October 31, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
18o C
13o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Russia may restrict Greek fruit imports

Russia may impose new food import restrictions next week, reports said on Thursday, in what could be responses to new Western sanctions over Moscow's support of rebels in Ukraine.

The country has already announced several food import bans following Western sanctions.

Russia's Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service(VPSS) may restrict fruit imports from Greece next week, RIA news agency reported, citing the watchdog agency.

VPSS may also suspend U.S. poultry imports next week, Interfax news agency said, citing the same service.

Greece supplied fruit worth $611 million to Russia in 2013, RIA added, citing customs data. Russia imported U.S. chicken meat worth $71 million in January through April, Interfax said.

VPSS said it had found signs of certain quarantine-linked pests such as moths in Greek nectarines, while U.S. poultry imports may be suspended due to signs of certain antibiotics use, according to reports.

The service could not be reached for immediate comment.

[Reuters]

ekathimerini.com , Thursday Jul 31, 2014 (17:55)  
Germany’s 10-year bonds decline before euro-area inflation data
Cyprus’s Georgiades Bets on Economy for Irish-Style Bailout Exit
Power rates soared 60 pct in six years
NBG chairman sees risks to recovery
Traffic accidents rise 1.3 pct in August, year-on-year
The number of traffic accidents in Greece that caused death or injury rose by 1.3 percent in August this year compared to the same month in 2013, figures released by the Hellenic Statistical...
New defense minister to be appointed without reshuffle
An announcement regarding the new defense minister replacing recently appointed European commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos (photo) could be made on Friday, Kathimerini understands. Accordin...
Inside News
BASKETBALL
Obradovic watches Greens thrash his Fenerbahce
The second homecoming of former Panathinaikos coach Zeljko Obradovic, now at Fenerbahce, was not as emotional as last year’s, but it was certainly was the night of an emphatic triumph for th...
SOCCER
Berg returns to add spice to Panathinaikos´s Cup win
The second round of games for the group stage of the Greek Cup produced plenty of interesting games and results in midweek, but it still lags the upset potential that the knock-out stages of...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
The judiciary’s responsibility
The reform efforts over the past few years have begun to bear fruit. Greece has improved its standing in the World Bank’s Doing Business rankings, rising 48 positions from 2010 to 61st place...
EDITORIAL
Findings raise eyebrows
An investigation into money transferred to foreign banks by civil servants since 2010, when Greece’s brutal debt crisis erupted, has come up with some striking findings. The checks, which we...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Traffic accidents rise 1.3 pct in August, year-on-year
2. New defense minister to be appointed without reshuffle
3. Germany’s 10-year bonds decline before euro-area inflation data
4. Cyprus’s Georgiades Bets on Economy for Irish-Style Bailout Exit
5. Man shot dead, woman injured in Vathis square attack
6. Obradovic watches Greens thrash his Fenerbahce
more news
Today
This Week
1. Man shot dead, woman injured in Vathis square attack
2. Germany’s 10-year bonds decline before euro-area inflation data
3. Cyprus’s Georgiades Bets on Economy for Irish-Style Bailout Exit
4. New defense minister to be appointed without reshuffle
5. Traffic accidents rise 1.3 pct in August, year-on-year
6. Greek euro dilemma is back as minister predicts volatility
Today
This Week
1. Austria’s creative bookkeeping beats Greece on secret debts
2. End of reason, end of humanity
3. Clean bill of health for Greek banks from stress tests
4. Samaras pledges action after flash floods in Athens
5. Eurobank, National Bank restructurings eliminate capital gap
6. Athens flood damage assessed, compensation payments to begin
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.