ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Aug 2014In August 2014, the government of the Russian Federation announced an altered export prohibition.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
19 2014 826
On 19 August 2014, the Russian Government passed Decree N826. It introduced a temporary ban on the exports from the Russian Federation of semi-finished hides for the period October 1, 2014 -- April 1, 2015.
Animal hides are among the goods considered by the Russian Government to be critical for the internal market, as per the 2007 "List of Goods Critical to the Internal Market, in relation to which Temporary Restriction or Ban of Export could be Introduced."