More than 43 tons of plant products from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan were banned for importing the Arkhangelsk region, Rosselkhoznadzor website reports.
Thus, September 17-21, 2018 officials of the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for Rostov, Volgograd and Astrakhan oblasts and the Republic of Kalmykia have prevented three attempts to smuggle more than 43 tons of quarantine products of high phytosanitary risk from the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan into the territory of the Russian Federation.
The attempts were prevented at Karauzek multilateral automobile checkpoint on the Russian-Kazakh section of the border of the Russian Federation.
The documentary control revealed 23 tons of fresh melons, nectarines and grapes produced in Kazakhstan were imported in the absence of information on the manufacturer on the labeling, as well as in the absence of the manufacturer of the imported cargo, in the list of producers exporting plant products to the Russian Federation from the Republic of Kazakhstan (Rosselkhoznadzor Letter No. FS-YUSH- 3/17468). Moreover, 20.44 tons of dried apricots, apricots and apples and, a mixture of dried fruits, peeled nuts and almonds, in-shell walnuts, dried grapes (raisins), produced in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan were imported accompanied by invalid phytosanitary certificates, "the report reads.
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