National Feed Union was established in Russia
in September 2013
In May 2018 at the general meeting of the National Feed Union Sergei Pavlovich Mikhnyuk was elected as executive director
NFU is an independent legal entity since December 11, 2019.
Over the past year NFU managed to unite the efforts of related industry unions, directly or indirectly dependent on the stability of the feed industry, production and commercial companies related to the turnover of feed additives and production of premixes to defend common interests.
The members of NFU are Russian companies that import at least 70% of feed additives from the number of all industry operators-importers by money and metric calculation.
of the market for import of feed additives to Russia
Importers of fodder additives involved Mishustin in a dispute over additional VAT charges
July 13, 2020
The National Fodder Union (NFU) has asked Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin for help in resolving a dispute with the Ministry of Finance and the Federal Customs Service (FCS) over the retrospective assessment of VAT
The opinion of the NFU was heard and reflected in the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation №49 of 26.11.2019
December 16, 2019
In December there were three court sessions at which the opinion of the Supreme Court was taken into account and the courts sided with the importers.
goals and objectives
Lobbying of industry interests in accordance with the decisions of the General Meeting of NFU members.
Formation of a favorable business atmosphere in the EEU market for consistent sustainable development of the industry.
Representing the interests of the industry in government and at the interstate level.
Active participation together with government agencies and other industry unions in the development of optimal production standards, quality and safety criteria for the products manufactured.
Participation in the creation of a system of industry monitoring of product quality and safety together with government agencies and public organizations.
Promotion of industry products in the EEU markets and abroad, dissemination of knowledge and positive experience in this area among consumers of products.
In recent years the Russian Federation has been actively developing animal husbandry and together with it feed production. Last year, the National Feed Union did a lot to develop its feed business. In the course of this reorganisation we have become much stronger and see new horizons and challenges for the near future.
In the nearest future, NFU as a separate organization plans to form a single industry information space in the Eurasian Economic Union.
The NFU will take an active part in the institutionalization of the fodder industry and harmonization of legal relations both between the market participants of the Eurasian Economic Union and with the supervisory authorities.
ASSOCIATION OF THE EEU
According to the results of the consultations already held, the Russian industry unions (Russian Grain Union, Union of Fodder Processors), related to the technological principle, will join the EEU Association of Fodder Safety. Also members of the local fodder market will be involved as partners (co-founders) from each of the EEU member countries.