The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced a complete ban on the import of beef, pork, fruit, poultry, cheeses and milk from the EU, US, Australia, Canada and Norway, according to Russian media.
Supply problems in Asia - mostly as a result of the political and
economic fallout of December's devastating tidal wave - have not as
yet hit prices for key herbs and spices imported into Russia,
according to the company Vremea....
Russian authorities are set to readmit Polish dairy exports,
according to unconfirmed reports appearing in the Polish press last
week, but will this be enough to satisfy overseas investors?
asks Tom Armitage.