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  Nissan 10, 5772 , 02/04/12

Report: Carrot Exports to Russia Suspended

The Vegetable Growers Association has decided to suspend carrot exports to Russia for three months, according to a Monday morning report by Kol Yisrael government radio. Association Secretary Meir Yifrach said the decision to freeze the exports followed a decision by Russia to pay less for the carrots.

Israel exports 27,000 tons of carrots per month to Russia for a total of 300,000 tons per year.

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