MINSK, 30 November (BelTA) – The Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 812 of 26 November 2022 has introduced quotas for the import of pork and poultry meat in 2023. The document was officially published on the National Legal Internet Portal, BelTA informs.
According to the document, the Agriculture and Food Ministry was instructed to determine tariff quotas for each region for the import of pork and poultry meat into the territory of Belarus in 2023, and also to bring them to the attention of the regional executive committees by 15 December 2022. The ministry was also instructed to distribute 100% of tariff quotas for the import of pork and poultry meat by 5 January 2023. These quotas will be distributed between registered legal entities and individual entrepreneurs who will have submitted requests for using these quotas to the regional executive committees by 20 December. The Agriculture and Food Ministry must issue a respective local legal act.
By 27 December 2022, the regional executive committees must submit proposals to the Agriculture and Food Ministry on the distribution of quotas between registered legal entities and individual entrepreneurs in proportion to the actual volume of products they processed in the previous year.
The Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade is authorized to issue import licenses for pork and poultry meat.
The document comes into force after its official publication.