New Zealand has introduced a 35% tariff on all Russian imports

New Zealand has imposed the most significant sanctions against Moscow. The country has set a 35% tariff on imports from Russia, and has also limited the category of export products .jpg” alt=”New Zealand has introduced a 35% tariff on all Russian imports” />

The New Zealand authorities have introduced a 35% tariff on all imports from Russia, and have also expanded existing restrictions on exports. This was reported on the website of the New Zealand government.

“The government announced that it would apply 35% tariffs on all imports from Russia and extend existing export bans to products closely related to Russia's strategic industries. This is New Zealand's most significant economic response to the Russian invasion to date,” — The report says.

Previous New Zealand sanctions have targeted Russian officials. In particular, the government banned Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu from entering the country. A total of 364 people were included in the list.

In addition, New Zealand introduced restrictions against 19 Russian legal entities. Among others, Uralvagonzavod, the Almaz-Antey concern, PSB were sanctioned.

Earlier, the European Union announced plans to impose new sanctions against Russia. In particular, it is proposed to ban the import of coal from Russia, ban Russian ships from entering European ports, ban Russian companies from participating in public procurement in EU member states.


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