Russia to Ban All U.S. and Europe Food Imports

According to the Russian government, Russia is imposing  a  one-year-prohibition on the import  of  agricultural products, raw materials and food originating from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia, and Norway in response to sanctions over Ukraine.

The full list of banned products together with  TNVD (similar to harmonized codes) classification is below:

0201 Meat of cattle, fresh and chilled
0202 Meat of cattle, frozen
0203 Pork fresh, chilled or frozen
0207 Meat and food byproducts of poultry, indicated in the HS item 0105, fresh, chilled or frozen

0210 Meat salted, pickled, dried or smoked

0301, 0302 Fish and crustaceous, mollusks and other aquatic invertebrates
0303, 0304,
0305 , 0306,
0307, 0308,
0401, 0402 Milk and dairy products
0403, 0404,
0405, 0406,
0701 Vegetables, edible roots and tuber crops
0702 00 000,
0703, 0704,
0705, 0706,
0707 00,
0708, 0709,
0710, 0711,
0712, 0713,
0714
0801, 0802 Fruits and nuts
0803, 0804,
0805, 0806,
0807, 0808,
0809, 0810,
0811, 0813
1601 00 Sausages and similar products from meat, meat byproducts or blood; prepared meat products prepared from them
1901 90 110 0 Prepared products including cheeses and curd on the basis of vegetable oils
1901 90 910 0,
2106 90 920 0 Foodstuffs (containing milk, based on vegetable oils)
2106 90 980 4,
2106 90 980 5,
2106 90 980 9

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation together with executive authorities will organize and conduct daily operational monitoring and control over the status of the relevant markets of agricultural products, raw materials and food.

In addition to the food imports embargo, the Russian prime minister also announced a ban on Ukrainian flights transiting through Russian airspace, and warned that Russia could issue a similar ban on U.S. and European planes.

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