Cabinet extends sanctions on Russian goods till end of 2017

Source : 112 Ukraine

Cancel on the free trade was introduced as of January 2, 2016
18:40, 21 December 2016

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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine extended the sanctions on imports from Russia until the end of 2017. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting today, on December 21.

The cancel of the free trade was introduced from January 2, 2016.

From 1 January 2016 the list of acts of Ukrainian products, the importation of which unilaterally levied duties of the Common Customs Tariff rates EAEC. Also the Russian Federation suspended the free trade zone of the Treaty within the framework of the CIS with regard to Ukraine.

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"The decision on the extension of the import duties for Russian goods is a part of a comprehensive response to the Russian economic aggression against Ukraine. Furthermore, Ukraine continues to demand the abolition of unlawful restrictive measures in the framework of the World Trade Organization", noted in the Ministry of Economic Development.

Action decree ends on December 31, 2016.

Related: U.S. extend sanctions against Russia due to annexation of Crimea

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