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Russian ministry offers to raise quota on Turkish tomato imports 25%

Christian Fernsby |
The Russian Agriculture Ministry offers to raise the tomato imports quota from Turkey to 200,000 tonnes from 150,000 tonnes, according to a draft order published on the state portal for legal acts today.

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Moscow banned tomato imports from Turkey as part of the sanctions introduced after Ankara downed a Russian Su-24 bomber in 2016. In November 2017, the restrictions were lifted and tomatoes are imported under quotas.

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