The Council of the European Union decided to impose a ban on the import of items from the Crimea, said the foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkevi?ius.
about it informs ITAR-TASS. Recall, last week the European diplomat said that the EU wants to introduce a ban on imports from the Crimea and Sevastopol within the framework of the policy on non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea to Russia. The corresponding decision was taken by the ambassadors of the countries - members of EU at a meeting on Thursday. It was also noted that the European employees of the foreign Ministry have plans razreshitelniy from the Crimea only those goods and services that will receive certification from the leadership of Ukraine. However, Advisor to the head of the Republic on economic issues Rustam Temirgaliev said that the ban on imports from Crimea will not hit the Crimean producers, as For wine producers and farmers, the main market is Russia, and products of the chemical plants are of high demand in China and India." All Crimea sent presumably 45% alcohol products to Ukraine, a 50% - to the Russian Federation and only 2-3% in the EU. For this reason, the EU ban on the Crimea in General, any impact will not have, " confirmed the newspaper LOOK Director of the Centre of researches Federal and regional alcohol markets Vadim Drobiz. For Crimean wine ban of supply in the EU towards neutral, disagree and analyst UK " Finam Management " Maxim Klyagin. All of Ukraine has made in the past year is 12 million decalitres of wine, of them in Crimea - 7 million decaliters. Thus, Crimean manufacturer of sparkling wines " New world " was unable to enter the EU market even after changing the name of its wines for " sparkling ". But the ban will suffer production Association " Massandra ", which in 2013 exported products in 12 countries, and among them in Belgium, Holland, great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, Poland. However, the delivery volumes were insignificant.