ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Dec 2008
In December 2008, the government of Russia announced an altered import quota.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
The Goverment Decree # 918 from 8 December 2008, http://www.szrf.ru/szrf/doc.phtml?nb=100&issid=1002008050000&docid=102.
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.