ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Dec 2008In December 2008, the government of Russia announced an altered import quota.
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The Goverment Decree # 918 from 8 December 2008.
The Goverment Decree # 918 from 8 December 2008 on meat quotas reduced the EU poultry quota from 236.4 thousand tonnes to 185.8 thousand tonnes (on beef and pork, the quota was increased). Russia put a request to redistribute some of the unused frozen beef quota from the EU to other countries.