Russia: Draft Amendments to EAEU Veterinary Regulations Notified to WTO

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   RS2021-0009

Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) veterinary regulations regarding some dairy products and feed additives via G/SPS/N/RUS/217 and G/SPS/N/RUS/218, respectively. According to Russia’s notifications, the public comment period for the drafts will close on May 21, 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 May 7, 2021.

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