Tomato export from Azerbaijan to Russia to be simplified


November 22, Fineko/ At the Moscow meeting between the Azerbaijan Food Safety Agency (AZTA) and the Federal Service for Veterinary & Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), the parties made decisions aimed at lifting a range of restrictions and simplifying import and export procedures. 

ABC.AZ reports that Russia-conducted video monitoring in connection with export permits for tomato producer companies has been canceled. Thus, from 1 December 2021 tomato producer enterprises will be issued an export permit by Rosselkhoznadzor directly on the basis of AQTA’s letter of guarantee. 

Also, low-risk crop products to be defined will be included in the green corridor from angle of phytosanitary control when exporting to Russia.