GFM Network News


Russia to cut poultry, pork import quotas

Overseas suppliers of meat to Russia may make fewer shipments to that country next year as Russia plans to cut 2009 import quotas on poultry by 300,000 tonnes and pork by 200,000 tonnes. Agriculture Minister Alexei Gordeyev announced the government’s plan Monday, as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin urged the government to speed up reform. “We