The National Union of vegetable producers concerned about the statement of the Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev that the ban on imports of a number of Turkish vegetables and fruits may be lifted by the end of 2016.
“I hope that the decision to cancel the embargo will be taken without undue haste,” said the President of the Union Sergei Korolev in an interview with NSN. According to him, such a decision could hit domestic production. Now in the Russian vegetable are an investment, and experts expect that they will pay off, despite the long payback period, he added. Besides, Turkish competitors can start lowering prices, said the head of the Union.
In addition, there are questions as to the security of the Turkish products, recalled Queens. The national Union of vegetable producers appealed to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to protect Russian agricultural producers from the sudden removal of trade restrictions from Turkey, he added.
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