Russia: Eurasian Economic Union Ag Times No 1 of 2021

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   RS2021-0025

This report contains summaries of relevant decisions and documents from the Armenia-Belarus-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Russia Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) meetings, published between November 21, 2020, and July 22, 2021, that impact EAEU food and agriculture policy. Key documents included herein are the EEC Council decision No. 102 delaying entry into force of the EAEU Technical Regulation on Alcohol until January 1, 2022; the EEC Council decision No. 17 radically reducing the number of developing countries that enjoy the 25 percent import tariff discount for exports of some agricultural products to the EAEU under its system of tariff preferences, and a number of EAEU SPS and TBT measures that were notified to the WTO by EAEU members.

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