Russia: Draft Amendments to EAEU Phytosanitary Requirements Notified to WTO

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On January 29, 2021, Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) list of products under phytosanitary control and Unified EAEU Phytosanitary Requirements via G/SPS/N/RUS/204 and G/SPS/N/RUS/205, respectively. The draft measures add fungal spawn to the EAEU list of regulated products and amend the EAEU Phytosanitary Requirements based on the first four years of their application and proposals from the EAEU trade partners. The public comment period for the drafts will close on March 30, 2021. Interested U.S. parties are encouraged to share their comments and/or concerns with USDA’s enquiry point (us.spsenquirypoint@fas.usda.gov). For potential inclusion in the U.S. official position, please send your comments by March 15, 2021.

Russia: Draft Amendments to EAEU Phytosanitary Requirements Notified to WTO

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