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EAEU: Consumers will be informed on the plant fat content in dairy products

The EurAsian Commission Collegiate has set the transitional period for the amendments to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Milk and Dairy Products. These amendments were adopted on 10 November 2017 and enter into force on 16 July 2018.

The amendments to the Technical Regulation on milk and dairy products clarified and supplemented milk and dairy product classification.

EAEU: Declaration of conformity. Procedure for registration, suspension, renewal and cancellation

As of 1 July 2018 importers and manufacturers of products that require the issue of a conformity declaration have to follow the adopted procedure. The adopted procedure governs the registration, renewal, suspension and termination of conformity declarations that must be issued for products that are subject to the EAEU Technical Regulations (TRs). Such products include toys, electrical equipment, personal protective equipment, cosmetics, food and some other categories of products.

Russia: Energy efficiency requirements for buildings and structures

As of 6 April 2018, organisations performing planning, renovation, capital refurbishment and operation of heated buildings and structures have to comply with the adopted energy efficiency requirements. The requirements apply to buildings and structures that are heated and equipped with heat-consuming installations, electric receivers, water-separating devices or devices operating on natural gas, with the aim of providing consumers with energy resources and utilities.

Russia: Temporary suspension of ADR requirements on tanks

Until 1 January 2019, the requirements of subsections 6.8.2.3 and 6.8.2.4 of Annex A of the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods of September 30, 1957 (ADR) concerning type approval certificates as well as requirements for the inspection and tests of tank-vehicles, demountable tanks, tank-containers, tank swap bodies battery-vehicles or MEGC will not apply in the territory of the Russian Federation.

Uzbekistan: New version of product nomenclature (HS Codes) enters into force

As of 1 January 2018, product, component and chemical importers are to use the revised version of the Product Nomenclature for External Economic Activity (TN VED which is equivalent to the HS code system) when importing goods or chemicals into Uzbekistan.

The new TN VED version (2017) is based on the revised HS Code system used by the World Customs Organisation.

Uzbekistan: Adopted Technical Regulation on the Safety of Meat

On 23 January 2018 Technical Regulation on the Safety of Meat was published. The TR starts to apply 18 months after the date of its publication. The TR applies to meat and meat products in general.

The TR provisions does not apply to the following meat and meat products:

Uzbekistan: Import of ozone depleting substances

As of 13 April 2018, importers of ozone depleting substances (ODS) into Uzbekistan have to comply with the revised procedure for the importation of such substances.

The revised procedure was adopted by Decree No. 17 of the Cabinet of Ministers dated 9 January 2018.

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