A meeting between Artyom Daushev, Advisor to the Head of the
Rosselkhoznadzor, and Ali Mohammed Al-Shahi, Director General of the Department
of Fisheries, Ministry of Environment Water and Agriculture, Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia, was held in Moscow on September 27, 2019. The representatives of the
UAE Food and Drug Authority and RF Ministry of Agriculture as well as business
representatives of both countries also participated to the meeting.
The Saudi Arabian delegation visits Moscow for participation
to the WorldFood Moscow exhibition.
Extending of the list of Russian poultry meat and egg
producing establishments authorized for export of their products to Saudi
Arabia was discussed at the meeting Three Russian poultry meat and three
Russian table egg producing establishments were proposed for listing.
The Saudi Arabia representatives have informed that they are
ready to carry out inspection of poultry establishments interested in export of
their products to Saudi Arabia in early 2020.
Export of frozen shrimps, fish and fish products from Saudi
Arabia to Russia was also discussed. The Rosselkhoznadzor informed that it had
received filled questionnaire on system for ensuring aquaculture product safety
and request for approval of three companies for export of their products to
Russia from the Saudi Arabia competent authority. The said materials will be
thoroughly examined by the Rosselkhoznadzor in the nearest future and then it will
present its opinion.
The Saudi Arabian party made presentation on National
aquaculture industry development, royal tiger shrimp and Indian white shrimps
as well as fish cultivation amounts and technologies and structure, functions
and powers of the Department of Fisheries responsible for control in this area
during the meeting.
Colleagues from Saudi Arabia also informs about completion
of procedure for initialing veterinary certificates for dairy products, honey
and apiculture products, fish and fish products exported from Russia to Saudi
Arabia. The said certificates will be forwarded soon to the Rosselkhoznadzor
through diplomatic channels.
At the end, the parties expressed the hope for further
development of trade relations between Russia and Saudi Arabia.