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Wuhan coronavirus: Russia's Magnit suspends food imports from China

Christian Fernsby |
Russia’s second-largest food retailer Magnit said on Monday it is suspending fruit and vegetable imports from China due to the spread of Wuhan coronavirus and logistical complications, the RIA news agency reported today.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS    RUSSIA    MAGNIT     FOOD    IMPORT    CHINA   

Since the start of the year, Magnit said it has started importing certain products from Israel, Morocco and Turkey instead of China and increased purchases from Russian suppliers, to replace Chinese imports.

Magnit does not expect the supply chain changes to have any noticeable impact on consumer prices, RIA reported.


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