Turkish exporters have confirmed restrictions on import of products from Russia

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotomontage wheat in the Omsk region. Archival photoTurkish exporters have confirmed restrictions on import of products from Russia© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

Turkish exporters have decided to limit the import of agricultural products from Russia at the level of 20-25% of their total imports, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, a member of the governing Council of the Association of exporters of Istanbul, Zekeriya meta.

On Wednesday, the newspaper «Vedomosti» reported that the Turkish authorities have imposed new restrictions on the import of wheat from Russia, Russia should account for 20-25% of all issued licenses for the import of wheat in the mode of internal processing, which gives the right to duty-free import of goods.

«We have allocated quotas to countries. We want to protect ourselves, if some country we have problems that we are not left with nothing. The decision to restrict the import of agricultural products from Russia at the level of 20-25% is taken by our organization and not by the Ministry of economy. We decide, and the Ministry of economy accepts or does not accept it. Now the decision has been made. Tomorrow, depending on changing circumstances, it can be changed», — said the Agency interlocutor.

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