Russia: Renewed Temporary Export Ban on Some Hides and Skins

On January 18, 2017, the Russian Government issued Decree No.20 extending a temporary export ban from February 1, 2017, until August 1, 2017, on hides and skins falling under HS codes 4104 11 and 4104 19. According to the Government decree, both items are critical for the domestic market and for the state defense order. The new measure comes on the heels of three similar 6-month export bans on the same items, the latest of which expired on January 18, 2017.

Russia: Renewed Temporary Export Ban on Some Hides and Skins