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July 21, 2018

Recent Graphs Regarding Russian Ag Import Restrictions

The Wall Street Journal reported in Friday’s paper that, “Russia banned imports of a wide range of U.S. and European foods on Thursday in response to Western sanctions.”

See also this short New York Times video from August 7- Dmitri A. Medvedev, the Russian prime minister, and Frédéric Vincent, a spokesman for the European Commission, discussed Russia’s ban on food imports from the United States and other countries. (Image CreditDmitry Astakhov/RIA Novosti Russian Government, via Associated Press).

Below are some recent graphs depicting several economic variables with respect to Russia’s action (click on graphs for larger view).

* From The Wall Street Journal Online Thursday:

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* From The Financial Times on Thursday:

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* From Reuters News Thursday:

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* From Bloomberg News Thursday:

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Paul Sonne and Anton Troianovski reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “Russia banned imports of a wide range of U.S. and European foods on Thursday in response to Western sanctions, confronting Russians with a type of economic isolation largely unseen since the Soviet era.

“Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev outlined the products subject to the one-year ban—beef, pork, poultry, fish, fruit, vegetables, cheese, milk and other dairy products from the U.S., Canada, the European Union, Norway and Australia—in a radical response to penalties imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.”

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