The measures target the financial, energy and defence sectors, and the area of dual-use goods. They were originally introduced on 31 July 2014 for one year in response to Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine and strengthened in September 2014.
By an Opinion adopted today under the Third Energy Package, the Secretariat confirmed that the newly established gas transmission system operator of Ukraine, GTSO, is unbundled in line with the requirements from European law.
The attached statistics covering the first nine months of 2019 will also be part of the 2019 Annual Report, which will be submitted by the Commission to the European Parliament later this year.
Eucolait strongly opposes the imposition of punitive tariffs on EU dairy products by the US as a result of the WTO Airbus ruling. Disputes relating to aircraft subsidies should be resolved within that industry.
A summary of the Council’s AOB item is now available.