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Chilean Delegation Visited the Rosselkhoznadzor Territorial Administration for St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast

On September 11, 2014 Rogrigo Castanion, General Manager of the Chilean Pork Producers Association and Chilean Poultry Producers Association, visited St. Petersburg as a part of his official visit to the Russian Federation. The visit was aimed at discussion on assuring the safety of animal products intended for export.

The Russian-Chilean negotiations were held at the FGBI “Leningrad Interoblast Veterinary Laboratory” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor and chaired by Julia Shvabauskene, Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Territorial Administration for St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast, and  Antonina Brovkina, Director of the FGBI “Leningrad Interoblast Veterinary Laboratory”. During the meeting leading experts of the Rosselkhoznadzor Territorial Administration, Leningrad Interoblast Veterinary Laboratory and members of the Chilean delegation discussed the structural features of the veterinary surveillance system in the Russian Federation and rules of regulated consignment electronic certification. Besides, possible increase in export of Chilean food products to the Russian Federation was discussed. The Rosselkhoznadzor and FGBI “Leningrad Interoblast Veterinary Laboratory” experts informed foreign guests about the procedure for Federal State monitoring laboratory testing of imported products and answered numerous questions on sampling procedure, quality standards and indicators for imported products laid down in the Russian Federation legislation. At “Shushary” Veterinary Inspection Post located in the temporary storage warehouse near St. Petersburg experts of the  said Rosselkhoznadzor Territorial Administration explained to the Chilean colleagues the procedures for physical and documentary checks of imported consignments and described  animal health requirements for products imported to Russia from third countries as well as demonstrated step by step an operation of ARGUS and MERCURY electronic certification systems for regulated consignments. At the end of his visit to St Petersburg Mr. Rogrigo Castanion thanked the Russian party representatives for hosting and marked their high professional levels and expressed his hope for further mutually beneficial cooperation.


Sep 11, 2014

Categorys: Events , Veterinary