The United Kingdom today banned the export of products and technology to Russia that could be used against Ukraine, and eliminated tariffs on all Ukrainian products, as part of a free trade agreement with that country that has been invaded by Russian forces since February 24.
“Among the products to be banned are interception and surveillance equipment. This will close any loophole that exists to ensure that Russia does not buy these products from the UK,” a statement from the UK’s Department for International Trade, citing a statement from the UK’s Department for International Trade, said. RT series.
In addition, London made it clear that “all tariffs on goods imported from Ukraine will now be reduced to zero and all quotas will be abolished as part of the FTA, providing economic support to Ukraine in its time of need.”
Products that will not pay customs duties are honey, barley, canned tomatoes, poultry meat, etc.
The measure was announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on April 9, during his visit to Kyiv, where he met with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.
The UK’s Comprehensive Economic Support to Ukraine includes £1 billion (about $1.2 billion) in loan guarantees. (blameable)