ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Jun 2021

On 15 June 2021, the Eurasian Economic Commission announced export limitations targeting buckwheat. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Decision of the Collegium of the Eurasian Economic Commission N66 dated 15 June 2021, https://docs.eaeunion.org/docs/ru-ru/01429589/err_18062021_66

Inception date: 18 Jul 2021 | Removal date: 01 Sep 2021

Export ban

On 15 June 2021, the Eurasian Economic Commission adopted an export ban concerning buckwheat (tariff line 1008 10 000 of the EAEU tariff nomenclature). The ban is in force for export from all members except Kazakhstan, between 18 July and 1 September 2021.

The EAEU ban follows the Russian export ban of April 2021 (see the related act). In the words of Andrey Slepnev, Minister for Trade of the EAEU, buckwheat is of priority importance for ensuring the food security of the member states.

 

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Inception date: 18 Jul 2021 | Removal date: 01 Sep 2021

Export quota

On 15 June 2021, the Eurasian Economic Commission adopted an export limitation concerning buckwheat (tariff line 1008 10 000 of the EAEU tariff nomenclature). While for all other countries, it is a de facto export ban, for Kazakhstan the quota is 4200 tonnes, between 18 July and 1 September 2021.

The EAEU ban follows the Russian export ban of April 2021 (see the related act). In the words of Andrey Slepnev, Minister for Trade of the EAEU, buckwheat is of priority importance for ensuring the food security of the member states.