On June 24, 2019, President Putin signed decree No. 293 extending Russia’s ban on the import of agricultural products from the countries that applied economic sanctions against Russia....
Turkey has revised its livestock genetics import requirements for 2018 and this year has focused on simplifying the import process.
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Russia: Eurasian Economic Commission Announces 2018 TRQs

On August 21, 2017, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) published Decision No. 97 of August 18, 2017, establishing tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) and respective volumes for imports of meat, poultry....
In January 2016, Turkey’s Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock added new categories to their genetic requirements which broadened the variety of genetics which can be imported to Turkey.
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Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Agricultural Update

Council of European Union Approves Kazakhstan's Accession to WTO . . . Nazarbayev Encourages Increase in Exports to Russia . . . Poultry from Ukraine and Russia Restricted . . .
As part of its accession to the Eurasian Economic Union [1] (EAEU), Armenia has committed to eventually adopt the unified tariff schedule of the EAEU
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Russian Federation: New Draft Law on Veterinary Medicine

A new draft framework law “On Veterinary Medicine” aimed at replacing the current Russian law adopted in 1993 was posted on the Russian Government website for public review.
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of the Russia-Kazakhstan-Belarus Customs Union (CU), published a new draft document amending the CU veterinary requirements