The embargo of Kiev on a number of goods from Russia will be effective until August 5, 2016

The embargo of Kiev on a number of goods from Russia will be effective until August 5, 2016


Moscow. January 2. From 10 January and until at least August 5, 2016 will act the embargo on certain goods from the Russian Federation entered the Ukrainian government in response to the Russian sanctions.

According to published on 2 January on the government website, the Cabinet’s decision No. 1147 dated December 30, 2015 “On the prohibition of import into the customs territory of Ukraine of goods originating from the Russian Federation “, prior to August 5, 2016 banned the “importation into the customs territory of Ukraine of goods originating from the Russian Federation on the list according to Appendix”.

“This decision shall enter into force on 10 January 2016 …Resolution ceases to be in force on August 5, 2016 or after the ban of the import into the customs territory of the Russian Federation of agricultural goods, products and raw materials originating from Ukraine,” according to the decree of the Ukrainian government.

As reported, the Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine in connection with the actions of the Russian Federation has developed, together with other bodies of Executive power proposals on the establishment of retaliatory sanctions: the imposition from 2 January 2016 to Russian goods import duty rates MFN and January 10, 2016 – prohibition of import of some of them.

In particular, the MEDT has proposed to impose an embargo on the export of food products: meat, fish, dairy products, processed cheeses, coffee, tea, food mixes, confectionery and bakery products, baby foods, pasta, sauces; flavorings and seasonings, beer, alcohol, vodka, dog food, cigarettes with filter.

In addition, in the proposed list of potassium chloride with potassium, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, means to prevent the germination of sprouts and plant growth regulators, rodenticides, artificial casing for sausage products, equipment for Railways or tramways and locomotives are diesel-electric.

Russia from 1 January 2016 extended food embargo on Ukraine.