Ukraine expands anti-Russia trade sanctions

Ukraine expands anti-Russia trade sanctions

The Ukrainian government expanded trade sanctions against Russia by adopting the decree today.

According to First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stapan Kubiv, members of the government voted in favor of the decree.

According to Ukraine's Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the imposed embargo covers formalin and carbamide-formaldehyde concentrate, springs for freight cars, electrical equipment for railway automation and communication devices, and electrical conductors for voltages above 1,000V. 

In addition, imports of glass containers, including jars, bottles for food and beverages, containers, and so on, turned fell under sanctions, TASS reported.

The Ministry noted that in 2018, imports of glass containers from Russia exceeded $8 mln, which is almost twice higher than a year earlier.


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