Russia: WTO Notification on EAEU Common Phytosanitary Rules

On March 29, 2017, the Russian Federation notified to the WTO via G/SPS/N/RUS/111/Add.1 that “The Common Rules and Standards to Ensure Plant Quarantine on the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union" was approved on November 30, 2016, and that it will come into force July 1, 2017. The document introduces common requirements to authorized bodies for plant protection in the EAEU and defines common rules for examination, certification, fumigation and others. The draft of the decision was notified to the WTO in October 2015.

Russia: WTO Notification on EAEU Common Phytosanitary Rules