Over three summer months, more than 5,000 tons of goods from Central Asia were not allowed to enter the Novosibirsk region. This is reported by Russian media with reference to the Office of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance in the Novosibirsk region.
It is noted that 657,800 tons of quarantine products from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan were detained at the phytosanitary control post «Karasuk» in August 2017. The products followed road transport from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan for implementation in Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo, Khabarovsk, Novokuznetsk, Ulan-Ude. During the inspection, it was established that melons, grapes, watermelons, peaches, nectarines, plums, pomegranates, nuts, onions, hot and sweet peppers were sent to Russia without labeling on packages, containing information on the name of the product, country of origin, exporter and / or re-exporter or with an invalid phytosanitary certificate. As a result, the goods were returned to the senders.
«In general, over the three summer months of 2017 in the Novosibirsk region, 5,336.4 tons of quarantine products were returned to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan,» the Rosselkhoznadzor commented.