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UAE lifts ban to import Ukrainian poultry products

Staff Writer |
The United Arab Emirates has lifted a temporary ban on imports of Ukrainian poultry products imposed in the middle of March over avian influenza outbreaks, according to the website of Ukraine's Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection.

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The information has been received from the World Trade Organization (WTO).

A ban on imports of Ukrainian household and wild birds, poultry products.

As reported, in the middle of March 2017 Iraq, China, Qatar, Yemen and Jordan imposed a ban on supply of poultry from all territory of Ukraine.

Hong Kong, the EU, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) applied the regional principle. These countries ban shipments of poultry only from those Ukrainian regions where outbreaks of avian influenza were recorded.

Qatar, Iraq and Saudi Arabia lifted the ban in June and July.

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