ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Aug 2015

In August 2015, the government of the Russian Federation announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 13 Aug 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

On 13 August 2015 the Russian Government approved Decree 842. It expanded the food embargo applied with respect toUS, the European Union, Canada, Australia and Norway in response to the Ukraine-related sanctions introduced against Russia.
The following new countries were included: Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Ukraine (on special conditions). The import ban will affect Ukraine if Ukraine implements the economic part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.