Belarus scraps licensing requirement for imports of certain goods from CIS countries

The Council of Ministers directed on Friday that a licensing requirement for importers of beer, cement, plate glass, empty bottles and pastas should not apply to those importing the goods from the CIS countries that signed the Commonwealth's free trade agreement in October

Russia lifts ban on pork imports from companies in Brest region

  Russia’s Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Monitoring Service (Rosselkhoznadzor) announced on Tuesday that it will lift its ban on imports of pork and live hogs from a number of companies based in the Brest region on January 9.