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Goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol

 

Prohibition

IMPORT

It shall be prohibited: (a) to import into the European Union goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol (…).

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It shall be prohibited: (…) (b) to provide, directly or indirectly, financing or financial assistance (…) related to the import of the goods (originating in Crimea or Sevastopol).

INSURANCE. REINSURANCE.

It shall be prohibited: (...) (b) to provide, directly or indirectly, (…) insurance and reinsurance related to the import of the goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol).

Exceptions

The prohibitions in Article 2 shall not apply in respect of: (…) (b) goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol which have been made available to the Ukrainian authorities for examination, for which compliance with the conditions conferring entitlement to preferential origin has been verified and for which a certificate of origin has been issued in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 and Regulation (EU) No 374/2014 or in accordance with the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.


The prohibitions in Article 2 shall not apply in respect of: (a) the execution until 26 September 2014, of trade contracts concluded before 25 June 2014, or of ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the natural or legal persons, entity or body seeking to perform the contract have notified, at least 10 working days in advance, the activity or transaction to the competent authority of the Member State in which they are established. (…)

Products concerned

Goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol

Legal Source

Council Regulation (EU) 692/2014 of 23 June 2014 concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. Articles 2.a., 2.b., 3.a., 3.b.


The EU Regulation is directly applicable in all EU Member States.

The EU Regulation is based on Council Decision 2014/386/CFSP of 23 June 2014 concerning restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. Articles 1.1., 1.2., 2, 3, 4