ALL (General product requirements)

Ukraine, Issue 20 June 2017

Adopted rules for dangerous goods transportation by inland waterways

The Rules apply to all organisations participating in inland transportation of dangerous goods. The Rules contain requirements for transportation, loading, unloading, treatment of vessels, training of staff, etc.

Belarus: Description and Application of the National Conformity Mark

As of 30 July 2017, the national Belarusian conformity mark is to be applied in accordance with the revised procedure.

The manufacturer, its authorised representative or the seller is required to affix the national mark of conformity. The dimensions of the mark are to be determined by the manufacturer, its authorised representative or the seller (i.e. the entity authorised to affix the mark).

EAEU: Three more internal non-tariff barriers are to be removed

The EurAsian Economic Commission continues working towards the removal of barriers for the free movement of goods, services, capital and workforce within the internal EAEU market.

As a result of a recent discussion, the Commission is to continue working at removal of three more internal barriers. 

EAEU: New Customs Code enters into force on 1 January 2018

On 28 April 2017 the Council of the EurAsian Economic Commission adopted the decision on synchronisation of ratification procedures for the EAEU Customs Code. This will allow the Customs Code to enter into force on 1 January 2018.

At the same time with the Code, a number of important decisions of the Commission are to also enter into force. These decisions regulate 25 different issues, including the activities of authorised economic operators, movement of goods by physical persons and so on.