Beschränkung der Agrarexporte in die Russische Föderation ? mögliche Auswirkungen für Österreich

On 7th of August 2014 the Russian Federation imposed in import ban for a number of agricultural products and food items from EU and other regions. Approximately 30 product categories are affected by the ban. Austria's exports of these goods to the Russian Federation amounted to approximately 100 million Euro in 2013. The analysis covers short term and medium term consequences for the Austrian agricultural sector and the food processing sector. Options to tackle the challenges are outlined and policy measures mitigating the economic consequences are presented. Austria is in the focus of the study.