RUSSIA PROVIDES SANCTIONS RELIEF FOR GOODS DESTINED FOR THIRD COUNTRIES

On 11th July, Loadstar reported that, from 1st July, July 1, domestic and international carriers would be able to transport sanctioned perishable products (such foodstuffs from the EU) via train through Russia to third countries, provided electronic seals, which can track the cargo, are used.  Sanctions on various food and agricultural products were introduced in 2014, shortly after the EU and US placed sanctions on Russia following events in Ukraine.  The bans were on the EU, US, Australia, Canada and Norway on exporting fruit, vegetables, fish, dairy and meat products into Russia. 

https://theloadstar.com/russia-softens-sanctions-to-allow-flowers-and-norwegian-salmon-through-by-train

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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