ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Mar 2013

In March 2013, the members of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan announced a modification to the export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Collegium of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, Decision №33 dated 5 March 2013, О внесении изменений в раздел 1.5 Единого перечня товаров, к которым применяются запреты или ограничения на ввоз или вывоз государствами – членами Таможенного союза в рамках Евразийского экономического сообщества в торговле с третьими странами (On Amending Section 1.5 of the Single Nomenclature of Goods subject to Prohibitions and Limitations during Import and Export of members of the Customs Union of the Eurasian Economic Community in Trade with Third Countries), http://www.tsouz.ru/eek/RSEEK/RKEEK/2013/6z/Pages/R_33.aspx

Inception date: 04 Apr 2013 | Removal date: open ended

Export ban

On March 5, 2013, the Collegium of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan (according to Decision 33) has banned exports of wood, paper and cardboard goods from Kazakhstan. The following codes from the Commodity Nomenclature for Foreign Economic Activity of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan are concerned:
4401 10 000, 4401 31 000 0, 4401 39, 4403 10 000 - 4403 20, 4403 91 - 4403 99, 4404, 4406, 4407 10, 4407 99 980, 4707.
The export ban enters into force on April 4, 2013.

AFFECTED SECTORS