Outcomes of EEC Council on October 5

At its meeting held on October 5, the Eurasian Economic Commission’s Council supplemented the Regulation on the uniform procedure for veterinary control (supervision) at the Union’s customs border and within the Union’s customs territory. They stipulate a standard on using veterinary certificates issued in electronic form by the EAEU countries’ authorized authorities.

The EEC Council approved a list of agricultural crops for which the EAEU countries are heavily dependent on the import of seeds and planting material.

EEC Council approved a roadmap for eliminating exceptions and restrictions in the EAEU internal market. The document designed up to December 2022 contains 35 measures.

The EEC Council instructed the Commission, jointly with the Governments of the EAEU countries, to prepare proposals providing for indirect taxation within mutual e-trade according to the principle of destination country.

The EEC Council instructed the Commission, jointly with the Governments of the EAEU countries, to amend the EAEU law regarding assessment of the state of competition in digital markets.

The EEC Council adopted the EAEU Technical Regulation "On safety of products intended for civil protection and defense in emergency situations of natural and anthropogenic character".

The EEC Council approved amendments to the EAEU Common phytosanitary quarantine requirements. The decision of the Commission’s Council approved special requirements for potato and sugar beet seeds, plants of olive, poplar, fuchsia, cloves, cucurbits crop and onion previously absent from the Common requirements.

The EEC Council approved amendments to Technical Regulation "On safety of packaged drinking water, including natural mineral water" which came into effect on January 1, 2019. Concentration of biologically active agent "boron" in the Bornaya natural mineral water group was adjusted.

The next meeting of the EEC Council will take place on October 29.