Download the Council Regulation (EU) 2022/355 of 2 March 2022 regarding restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus, which introduces a ban on the imports of all wood products from Belarus.
It shall be prohibited:
(a) to import, directly or indirectly, wood products as listed in Annex X into the Union if they:
(i) originate in Belarus;
or (ii) have been exported from Belarus;
(b) to purchase, directly or indirectly, wood products as listed in Annex X which are located in or which originated in Belarus;
(c) to transport wood products as listed in Annex X if they originated in Belarus or are being exported from Belarus to any other country;
(d) to provide, directly or indirectly, technical assistance, brokering services, financing or financial assistance, including financial derivatives, as well as insurance and re-insurance, related to the prohibitions in points (a), (b) and (c)
The prohibitions shall be without prejudice to the execution until 4 June 2022 of contracts concluded before 2 March 2022, or ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts.