ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jun 2022
In June 2022, the European Union adopted a regulation temporarily suspending all import duties from Ukraine. The measure is adopted in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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EUR-Lex, Official Journal of the EU. "Regulation(EU) 2022/870 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2022 on temporary trade-liberalisation measures supplementing trade concessions applicable to Ukrainian products under the Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and Ukraine, of the other part". 03/06/2022. Available at:
Council of the EU, Press releases. "Ukraine: Council adopts temporary trade liberalisation with Ukraine". 24/05/2022. Available at:
On 3 June 2022, the European Union published Regulation (EU) 2022/870 temporary suspending the import duties applicable to Ukrainian products. The measure is adopted in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and it aims to support the Ukrainian economy. It will be in force following the date of its publication until 5 June 2023.
The measure targets all products under Annex I-A of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine signed in March 2014.
In this context, the Council of the EU noted in a press release: "The Council adopted (...) a regulation allowing for temporary trade liberalisation and other trade concessions with regard to certain Ukrainian products. This means that for one year import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union will not be due".