Russian Agrifood Sector in 2010: Performance and Trends

Russian Economy In 2010: Trends and Outlooks. Issue 32. Moscow, 2011 Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

22 Pages Posted: 20 Feb 2013

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Natalia Karlova

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Natalia Shagaida

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) - Institute of Applied Economic Research; Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Renata Yanbykh

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

In the beginning of 2010 the RF President approved the Doctrine of Food Security worked out in the framework of the Strategy of National Security of the Russian Federation till 2020 (enacted by the RF President Decree No. 537 of May 12, 2009). For the first time the Doctrine treats food security not as the self-sufficiency in domestically produced agricultural products but the way it is defined by international institutions – as “the provision of the country’s population with safe agricultural products, fishery and other products from aqua bioresources (hereinafter referred to as fishery products) and foodstuffs”. Domestic production is regarded as a guarantee of population’s access to safe food products.

Keywords: agrifood sector, agricultural market, food market, food production, Russian economy

JEL Classification: Q13, Q14, Q15, Q16, Q17, Q18

Suggested Citation

Karlova, Natalia and Shagaida, Natalia and Yanbykh, Renata, Russian Agrifood Sector in 2010: Performance and Trends (2011). Russian Economy In 2010: Trends and Outlooks. Issue 32. Moscow, 2011 Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2220887 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2220887

Natalia Karlova

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy ( email )

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Natalia Shagaida (Contact Author)

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) - Institute of Applied Economic Research ( email )

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Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy ( email )

3-5 Gazetny Lane
Moscow, 125009
Russia

Renata Yanbykh

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy ( email )

3-5 Gazetny Lane
Moscow, 125009
Russia

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