On December 17, 2019, Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Unified EAEU Veterinary Requirements and respective Unified EAEU forms of veterinary....
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....
International Agricultural Trade Report

Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

On December 8, 2017, Japan and the European Union (EU) announced the finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
Turkey has revised its livestock genetics import requirements for 2018 and this year has focused on simplifying the import process.
On September 20, 2017, the Russian Government issued Decree No. 1130 imposing a temporary export ban on hides and skins which fall under EAEU HS codes 4104 11 and 4104 19 from October 5, 2017....
On October 25, 2017, the Government of Russia issued decree No. 1292, expanding the ban on the imports of agricultural products from the countries that applied economic sanctions against Russia....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

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....
There have been significant changes affecting agricultural product quality, safety, and sanitary regulations since the submission of the last report.
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Russia: Eurasian Economic Commission Announces 2017 TRQs

On August 31, 2016, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) published Decision No. 97 of August 30, 2016, establishing tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) and respective volumes for imports of meat, poultry...
With the removal in January 2014 of a 5 CHF duty per straw, U.S. bovine genetic exports to Switzerland have been on the rise.
With the removal in January of 2014 of a 5 CHF duty per straw, U.S. bovine genetic exports to Switzerland have been on the rise.