Russia: Eurasian Economic Union Ag Times No. 3 of 2017

This report contains summaries of additional relevant decisions and documents, that came to our attention, from the Armenia-Belarus-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Russia Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) meetings, published between October 5, 2016, and April 26, 2017, impacting EAEU food and agriculture policy. Key documents included herein are EEC Council decisions No. 101 updating the entire EAEU customs tariff as of January 1, 2017 in line with the 2017 HS Nomenclature of the World Customs Organization, and No. 112, zeroing import tariff on some fruit purees until December 31, 2018. As noted herein, Russia notified several of the SPS/TBT measures covered in this report to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Russia: Eurasian Economic Union Ag Times No. 3 of 2017