ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Aug 2012

In August 2012, the European Commission announced a change in import formalities.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 22 Aug 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On 22 August 2012, upon the accession of Russia to the WTO, the EC abolished quantitative limits and relaxed other importing restrictions on steel and iron products coming from the Russian Federation. This lowering of import restrictions for goods from Russia affects 125 products in the following tariff lines:
7207 , 7213 , 7214,7215 , 7216 , 7218 , 7216 , 7221 , 7222 , 7224,7227, 723'1
 
Previously, EC regulation 1040/2010 and before that regulation EC 1342/2007 had governed the imports of these products.

 
 

AFFECTED SECTORS