The Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan: Elimination of import tariff on certain television receivers

Measure #2788 | Published 12 Oct 2011 ▲

Description

The Customs Union Commission (Decision # 760 from 16 August 2011) has removed the import tariff on certain television receivers (HS 8528 69 800 1) (before the rate of 15 percent applied) from 1 September 2011.

Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:

Question Result
Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?
Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?
Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?
Was such evidence identified?
Is such evidence publicly available?
Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?
Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?
Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?
Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?

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Date Discovered:

Implemented: Yes

Date of inception: 1 Sep 2011

GTA Evaluation: Green

Source:

The Customs Union Commission (Decision # 760 from 16 August 2011) - http://www.tsouz.ru/KTS/KTS30/Pages/R_760.aspx

Government Response:

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