WTO considers Russian ban on railway equipment import from Ukraine

The export of the Russian railway production decreased in 96% since 2012 until 2016
20:45, 10 July 2017

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The session of the expert group on dispute towards Russian ban on import of the Ukrainian railway equipment will take place on July 10 within the procedure of the dispute resolution of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The deputy of Minister of Economic Development and Trade Natalia Mykolska reported this at Facebook.

'The dispute DS 499 'Russia – measures towards import of the railway rolling stock, pointworks and other railway equipment'. The export of the railway production decreased in 96% from 2.6 billion of dollars to 95 million of dollars since 2012 until 2016', she wrote.

She noted that Russia violates the obligation within WTO by implementation of these measures ( the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1994 and Technical Barriers Trade Agreement).

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