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MOSCOW, September 10 (Itar-Tass) - Russia has banned imports of Moldovan wines over their inferior quality, Russia’s consumer rights protection service (Rospotrebnadzor) said on Tuesday.
The ban will be in force until Moldova improves the quality of its wines exported to Russia, Rospotrebnadzor noted.
In the recent days, Rospptrebnadzor has exposed eight batches of Moldovan cognacs of inferior quality. Rospetrebnadzor specialists found dibutyl phthalate contents exceeding safe levels by 80-90 times. Earlier, Rospoterbnadzor said Moldovan authorities were to blame for poor control over wine quality.
Since the beginning of 2013, Russia has imported 3,901 batches of Moldovan wines and wine materials with an overall volume of 25 million litres. In 2006, Russia imposed a ban on Moldovan wine imports. Before the ban was imposed, Moldovan wines accounted for 60 percent of the Russian market. At present, they have no more than ten percent.