MINSK, 8 November (BelTA) – The Belarusian government has extended the ban on the import and sale of a number of goods for six months, reads Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 744 of 3 November 2022. The document was officially published on the National Legal Internet Portal on 5 November, BelTA informs.
The document extends Council of Ministers' Resolution No 240 of 23 April 2021 “On the application of special measures”. The document lists the goods that cannot be imported to or sold in Belarus. This decision seeks to protect national interests taking into account unfriendly moves against the Belarusian people.
The list of prohibited goods includes the goods made by groups of companies: Liqui Moly, Škoda Auto And Beiersdorf (trademarks Nivea, Eucerin, La Prairie, Labello, Hansaplast, Florena, 8x4, Skin Stories, Gammon, Tesa, Chaul, Coppertone, Hidrofugal, Stop the water while using me).
The new Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 744 extended the ban until 4 May 2023.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade, the State Customs Committee, together with other interested parties, were instructed to take the necessary measures to enforce this resolution.