Wednesday 28 June 2017

High stakes poker game in Russia's sanctions backlash

Agriculture exports will be hit
Agriculture exports will be hit

The announcement of the Russian ban by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was not a big shock to the Irish food sector.

It's the aftermath that is likely to sting for much longer.

Trouble first started brewing for a small, but significant, part of Ireland's €10bn food export industry when Russia banned pigmeat imports from the EU.

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