Ukraine submitted to the WTO the third lawsuit against Russia

Украина подала в ВТО третий иск против России

The WTO will consider three cases against the Russian Federation

WTO asked to deal with numerous restrictions on Ukrainian imports.

Ukraine has sent the requirement for consultations with the Russian Federation to the world trade organization in connection with numerous restrictions of import of Ukrainian products with the Russian side. This was announced by the Ministry of economic development and trade.

“For 2013-2015, Russia has used a number of restrictive measures in respect of imports of juices, beer, confectionery, Wallpapers of Ukrainian origin”, – said the Ministry.

According to the Ukrainian side, the limitation of import of Ukrainian products do not meet the obligations of Russia to the WTO, and the provisions of several agreements.

“In accordance with the procedure of the Russian Federation shall, within 10 days to submit the response to the request,” – said in the Ministry.

As reported in the world trade organization examines four of the dispute between Ukraine and Russia, two of Ukraine is the plaintiff, and two by the defendant.

We will remind, in October of 2015 Ukraine has filed against Russia first complaint to the WTO regarding export restrictions cars.

The second claim of Ukraine to the WTO stems from the fact that the Russians have restricted the transit of Ukrainian goods to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.