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Goods originating in the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts in Ukraine

 

Prohibition

IMPORT

It shall be prohibited: (a) to import into the European Union goods originating in the specified territories (…).

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

Exceptions

The prohibitions (...) shall not apply in respect of: (…) (b) goods originating in the specified territories 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 the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

The prohibitions (...) shall not apply in respect of: (a) the execution until 24 May 2022 of trade contracts concluded before 23 February 2022, or of ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the natural or legal person, entity or body seeking to perform the contract has 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 Donetsk and Luhansk territories in Ukraine

Legal Source

Council Regulation (EU) 2022/263 of 23 February 2022 concerning restrictive measures in response to the recognition of the non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine and the ordering of Russian armed forces into those areas.Articles 2.1., 2.2.


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

The EU Regulation is based on Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/266 of 23 February 2022 concerning restrictive measures in response to the recognition of the non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine and the ordering of Russian armed forces into those areas. Articles 1.1., 2, 3, 4