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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Poultry Import Quotas Cut

The government reduced 2010 quotas for poultry imports by 18 percent and cut the allocation for pork by 11 percent to boost domestic production, according to a decree signed by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and published Monday.

The government reduced the poultry quota to 780,000 tons from 952,000 tons in 2009 and the quota for pork to 472,100 tons from 531,900 tons this year, the government said on its web site. The share of U.S. poultry shipments will fall 20 percent to 600,000 tons in 2010, the document said.