In last few years, there is the decrease in Indian agricultural exports to Russia and Indian government is discussing this with Russia. in a meeting with delegates of Rosselkhoznadzor, Russia’s phytosanitary (quality monitoring) body, the government asked for an increase in the allowed number of products and exporters.
Now Govt more concentrates on increasing export of dairy products, buffalo meat, groundnut, fish and seafood. A senior government officer told that for inclusion into the protocol on dairy product import from India-Russia has accepted Indian Veterinary Service proposals.
This month a meeting has been arranged for the Russia-India Intergovernmental Commission for commerce and economic, scientific, technological and cultural collaboration. On products of agriculture Governments of both nations will most likely produce a sub-group. For the Russian and Indian bodies to veterinary science and phytosanitary measures regularly, this will make the exchange of views on collaboration.
in 2013-14, as per a data, India’s total agricultural export fell by 25 per cent to $146.7 mn in 2015-16 from the $195.4 mn. This data was proposed by Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda). in 2015-16, from 214,198 tonnes in 2013-14 to 160,230 tonnes exports reduced by 25 per cent in volume in the same time period.
for dairy products that are given heat-treatment India has to set a standard form of the veterinary certificate, said by Rosselkhoznadzor official Vasily Lavrovsky. for Indian dairy product import (into Russia), Absence of a harmonised certificate might become an impediment. Two Indian plants interested in import of dairy products to the Russian market were included in (or) Register,” he pronounced.
Export of fish and seafood to Russia Indian also wants to increase. For instruction about safety evaluation of these wares, there is an agreement has been made wherein Indian specialists will see Russia or their specialists will be arriving here.