February 13, 2019
EU requested consultations with Ukraine over wood export ban
The EU has formally requested consultations with Ukraine under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on Ukraine's export ban on unprocessed wood, according to a report posted on the website of the European Commission. "The EU considers that the longstanding trade restriction by Ukraine is in violation of key trade provisions of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, which prohibit any form of export restrictions," the statement said. The European Commission notes that while the EU strongly supports legitimate measures taken by states to preserve forests and to combat illegal logging ...
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