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 Medvedev Readies Trade Barriers on Ukrainian Goods and Named Conditions to Impose Them

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday he had signed an order to introduce tariffs on Ukrainian goods after Ukraine signed an association agreement with the European Union, but they would not take effect immediately.

Speaking at an investment forum in the Black Sea resort ofSochi, Medvedev also said that attempts to put pressure on Moscowhad never proved effective before, in reference to Westernsanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine, Censor.NET reports, citing Reuters.

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"I would like to inform you that today I have signed a decree thatintroduces import duties for Ukrainian goods, thus, we introduce anordinary regime to support our producers input is usually themost," he said.

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"It's about food and products of light industries, and a number ofother products," Medvedev said. "But these duties will be imposedif Ukraine begins to apply economic part of the Agreement earlierthan named period (January 1, 2016, - Ed.),", the head of theRussian government said.


Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n303352
 
 
 
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