Foreign petfood suppliers are forced to scrap their exports to Russia due to not being able to receive a license from Russia's  Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance  to import the goods, according to an  article   on www.newsfromrussia.com .

The FSVPS began to decline licenses to many suppliers claiming that enterprises must be included on a special register of the department.

Imports make over 70% of the petfood goods in Russia's US$1 billion market. Germany, Britain, France, China and the USA are included in the top five of the largest exporters of petfood to Russia.