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“The Russian lesson is novelty for neither of them,” she said following the meeting with economics and agricultural ministers.
Exporters made a considerable contribution to dealing with the economic crisis ad deserved support, the president added saying the government had set up a special fund of 200 million litas (58 million euros).
On Thursday, Moscow responded to Western sanctions with a ban on beef, pork, fruit, fowl, fish, cheese, milk and dairy products import from the EU, Australia, Canada, Norway and the US This amounts to annual import worth $9.1 billion, according to Itar-Tass estimate based on Federal customs Service’s 2013 data.
The EU will suffer most as it exported to Russia $6.5 billion of food. Non-EU member Norway will lose $1.2 billion, the US - $843.8 million, Canada - $373.6 million, Australia - $182 million.