Russia forbade grain export to Customs Union states
Moscow. February 19. Kazakhstan Today - The Prime Minister of Russia Victor Zubkov signed the regulation forbidding till April, 30 export of grain to the countries of the Customs Union, the agency reports referring to the government press service. According to the press service, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Economic Development and Commerce of the Russian Federation have been recommended to hold consultations with the member countries of the Customs Union, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. According to the press service, the decision is caused by intention of the authorities to stop export of grain at understated prices through the transparent borders with the countries of the Customs Union. "This measure is necessary so that the Russian grain is not re-sold through the countries of the Customs Union without payment of the export duty imposed by Russia. The decree will come into force in a month after the official publication," the press service informed.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today