Russia: WTO Notifications on EAEU Phytosanitary Requirements

On March 29, 2017, the Russian Federation notified to the WTO via G/SPS/N/RUS/102/Add.1 that “The Common Quarantine Phytosanitary Requirements of the Eurasian Economic Union" was approved on November 30, 2016, and that it will come into force July 1, 2017. On April 3, 2017, the Russian Federation notified the WTO via G/SPS/N/RUS/140 on Draft Amendments to “The Common Quarantine Phytosanitary Requirements of the Eurasian Economic Union" for public comments. The comment period for the amendments ends June 2, 2017. For potential inclusion in the U.S. official position, please send comments to the USDA enquiry point (us.spsenquirypoint@fas.usda.gov) by May 18, 2017.

Russia: WTO Notifications on EAEU Phytosanitary Requirements