Six attempts to import products sanctions recorded in the far Eastern Federal district for the year

Six attempts to import products sanctions recorded in the far Eastern Federal district for the year


In some cases when importing stating false information about the country of origin. In two cases, the importation of goods were a natural person, under the guise of goods for personal use.

VLADIVOSTOK, Jan 16 –. Customs of the Far East for 2015 identified and stopped a total of 6 attempts of illegal import of forbidden goods from the United States and Australia, reports the far Eastern customs administration.

“So, in the region of the Ussuri customs officially banned the import of fresh grapes weighing about 470 kilograms of fresh salad weighing about 183 pounds of fresh apples weighing about 12 pounds. In the region of Birobidzhan customs – fresh celery total weight of 570 pounds of fresh mango and a total weight of 147 pounds, Sakhalin custom – meat products weighing about 22 kilograms”, — stated in the message.

In some cases (grapes, lettuce, mango, celery) when importing stating false information about the country of origin (China). When exercising customs control was established country of origin USA or Australia. In two cases, the importation of goods — apples, meat products — was carried out by a natural person, under the guise of goods for personal use.

Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July 2014, the EU and the USA from the point of sanctions against certain individuals and companies have moved to measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia has restricted food imports from countries that have imposed sanctions against her. In June 2015, in response to extension of sanctions, Russia has extended food embargo until 5 August 2016.