Russia: Draft TBT Measure on Fat and Oil Products Notified to WTO

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On January 7, 2020, Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Technical Regulation (TR) of the Customs Union “Technical Regulation on Fat and Oil Products” via G/TBT/N/RUS/93. The draft measure aims to clarify certain provisions of the TR on the production, storage, transportation and processing of fat and oil products, as well as bring it into compliance with the current EAEU labeling requirements. This report contains an unofficial translation of the notified document. The public comment period for the draft will close on April 25, 2020. Interested U.S. parties are encouraged to share their comments and concerns with the National Institute of Standards and Technology at ncsci@nist.gov. For potential inclusion in the U.S. official position, please send your comments by April 10, 2020.

Russia: Draft TBT Measure on Fat and Oil Products Notified to WTO

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