Ukraine complains to WTO about new transit sanctions imposed by RussiaStaff Writer | February 15, 2019
Ukraine at a meeting of the committee on trade facilitation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has said that Russia does not observe its liabilities regarding freedom of transit, the Economic Development and Trade Ministry has reported.
Europe Representatives of the Ukrainian delegation drew the attention
According to the Ukrainian side, these measures contradict the provisions of Articles 5.6 of the GATT 1994 and 11.4 of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and, as a result, create additional barriers to transit, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade specified.
As reported, on December 29, 2018, the Russian Federation published a government decree that, among other things, prohibits the importation of goods, which were transited through Ukraine, into the customs territory of the Russian Federation according to the approved list. ■