Sanctions Update – Russia

24 February 2022


Important - Sanctions 

A full-scale attack was launched by Russia on Ukraine in the early hours of this morning (24.02.22). Revised UK sanctions on Russia were announced earlier this week. These will be strengthened during the day. 

The Department for International Trade (DIT) recommend that concerned companies trading with Ukraine and Russia contact the Export Support Service (ESS) on 0300-303-8955The ESS helpline hours are being extended between now and the end of the weekend, from 08:00 - 22:00 Thursday-Sunday inclusive. DIT will review this on Monday to examine the case for out of hours provision. Alternatively, companies can access the ESS landing page which also features a dedicated link for Ukraine and Russia enquiries.


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