Monday, March 18, 2013

Wine, fruit from Georgia knock on Russia’s door

17.03.2013 (Hvino News). Georgia is sending a delegation of farming officials to Moscow this week to look into the progress of efforts to resume the export of Georgian wine, mineral water and fruit to the Russian Federation.

The Georgian delegation will visit Moscow to discuss with the Russian food security watchdog leadership issues of  import of agricultural products to the Russian market, according to Giga Kurdovadze of National Food Agency, Georgian Ministry of Agriculture.

He said the visit is planned after March 20 but no exact date was mentioned. The group consists of 7 specialists including veterinary plant oversight bodies representatives.

Earlier Georgia’s Prime Minister stated that besides wine and mineral waters Georgia intends to export other agricultural products.

The import of Georgian wines, mineral waters and agricultural products was banned from spring 2006 after tension in the Russian-Georgian relations while the official reason was the bad quality of the products.

© Hvino News

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