Submitting the draft, Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan noted that by this decree it is proposed to ban the export of certain timber products to third countries. He added that this prohibition remarkabely refers to firewood and logs (the list of products is defined by the decree).
Erik Grigoryan also emphasized that the ban will remain valid for 6 months, as it must be sent to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries for approval. If approved by the EAEU countries, the regulation will reamin valid longer.
By the adoption of this decree, it is expected to protect the environment and define relevant regulations by prohibiting the export of certain timber products from the Republic of Armenia.
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).