▲ Up
 
19:56 26-09-2016
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Russia may reportedly ban import of cars if new sanctions applied

Bishkek (AKIpress) - cars Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against western nations to include a ban on imports of cars, among other things, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, The Times of India reported referring to Russia's Vedomosti daily newspaper.

Following Russia's stand off over Ukraine, western nations imposed sanctions on Moscow including on its financial and energy sectors, and put dozens of Russians close to President Vladimir Putin on a sanctions list.

Imported vehicles accounted for 27% of sales of passenger cars in the first half of 2014, for trucks imports accounted for 46%, and 13% for buses, according to Vedomosti.

Russia, which denies allegations it is arming separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, may thus fully or partly ban imports of cars.

The new ban would not apply to foreign automakers' production inside Russia. Ford, Volkswagen, Ford Renault, Toyota and Hyundai Motor Co all have production facilities inside the country.

Proposals for new measures had already been sent to Putin for consideration but no decision had been taken to prepare any new sanctions yet. New trade restrictions are possible in case western nations impose additional sanctions on Moscow.

Russia has already imposed ban on certain agricultural imports from the European Union, the United States, Australia, Canada and Norway.

The Government could also introduce protective measures in aircraft, shipbuilding and automotive industries.


Twitterfacebookprint
12:37 18.08.2014
LATEST NEWS
18:01 Tajik athlete wins bronze at Asian Beach Games17:36 Business forum in Batken to bring together apricot farmers and international buyers17:33 Uzbekistan, Kuwait review bilateral ties in New York17:32 Indian Finance Minister inaugurates Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit-201617:23 Parliamentary committee approves protocol on return of minors from CIS states to homeland17:10 Social project on support of children and families launched on basis of biggest family in Kyrgyzstan17:08 MP proposes to introduce beans and fish into schoolchildren's diet17:07 After 25 years, Kyrgyzstan finally achieved energy independence: MP16:54 Education sector reportedly receives 5.1 bln som more this year16:39 TB incidence decreases from 101.1 to 98.2 per 100 thousand persons over 3 years16:33 Government transfers 0.72 hectares of agricultural land in Batken region for construction of border checkpoints16:29 Kyrgyz film Lamp receives diploma at Russian documentary film festival16:24 Government increasing pensions since October16:12 Kyrgyzstan observes reduction in material mortality, Health Ministry says16:11 Draft amendments to Constitution propose canceling statute of limitations on crimes related to Kumtor agreements16:07 Uzbekistan, Poland set visa-free regime for diplomats15:56 Health Ministry plans to extend National Healthcare Reform Program until 201915:44 Assay Chamber of Russia does not recognize Kyrgyzstan's branding of jewelry, making it hard to export: Jewellers Union15:34 Flag of Kyrgyzstan crosses Andes and lands in Chile15:15 Dance group Adem and Atai Omurzakov move to next stage at Italian Tù Sì Que Vales talent show
Astana
+16° C
Ashgabat
+27° C
Bishkek
+24° C
Dushanbe
+28° C
Tashkent
+31° C
Ulaanbaatar
+4° C
exchange rates
 
76.77
68.53
10.27
1.07
378.29
337.37
50.58
5.30
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
3286.53
2888.39
446.81
42.81
3.93
3.50
0.52
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2016. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75