ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Aug 2015
In August 2015, the government of the Russian Federation announced an expansion of the list of countries, agricultural imports from which are subject to the import ban.
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Government Decree dated 13 August 2015, N842 "О дополнении списка стран, в отношении которых вводится запрет на ввоз в Россию сельскохозяйственной продукции, сырья и продовольствия" (On Updating the List of Countries in Relation to which Import Prohibition on Agricultural Produce, Raw Materials and Foods is Introduced)
On 13 August 2015 the Russian Government approved Decree 842. It expanded the agricultural imports embargo already applied with respect to the US, the European Union, Canada, Australia and Norway in response to the Ukraine-related sanctions introduced against Russia.
The following 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.