Russia adopted a ban on the import of many Ukrainian goods

 On December 29 2018, the Russian Federation imposed the embargo against a number of goods produced on or transported through the Ukrainian territory. The embargo mainly concerns industrial products.

What was banned

Food products:

  • wheat and meslin (a mixture of wheat and rye);
  • sunflower, safflower and cotton oil;
  • extracts and juices of meat, fish or crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates;
  • ready-made or preserved fish;
  • sturgeon caviar and its substitutes;
  • preserved vegetables, fruits and nuts;
  • jams, jellies, marmalades, purees and pastes of fruit or nuts;
  • fruit and vegetable juices;
  • confectionery that does not contain cacao;
  • chocolate and other products containing cacao;
  • flour confectionery, cakes, pastries and other bakery goods (incl. bread);
  • wine, including liqueur wines;
  • malt beer;
  • methyl alcohol;
  • tinctures;
  • liqueurs and other alcoholic beverages.

The embargo imposed in 2016 remains on the food products listed below:

  • meat and meat products;
  • milk and dairy products;
  • fish and fish products;
  • vegetables and fruits;
  • salt.

Industrial products:

  •  gas turbines with a capacity of over 5,000 KW, produced on or dispatched from the territory of Ukraine (except for civil aircraft turbines).