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26.11.2018

Government temporarily banned exportation of bovine raw hides and skins

The Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 16 November 2018 No 836 set out a temporary ban for the exportation from the Republic of Belarus of raw hides and skins of bovine (heading 4101 of the Common Commodity Nomenclature of Foreign Economic Activity of the Customs Union) outside the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union from 24 November 2018 till 23 May 2019. The ban does not apply to the export of bovine skins and hides to the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Georgia, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and the Republic of Serbia.

The Resolution also provides that the export of tanned leather or tanning crast of hides and skins of bovine (heading 4104 of the Common Commodity Nomenclature of Foreign Economic Activity of the Customs Union) from Belarus outside the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union shall be carried out under one-time licenses to be issued by the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade.

The Resolution was officially published in Russian on the National Legal Internet Portal of the Republic of Belarus on 20 November 2018, entered into force from 24 November 2018 and will be effective for six months.