IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 11 Jun 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

On 11 June 2013, Russia has (according to issue 6100 of Rossiyskaya Gazeta) exempted the imports of the following medical goods from VAT:

  • prosthetic and orthopaedic products, raw materials for their manufacturing, as well as semi-finished products, related to them;
  • technical equipment, including motor vehicles, materials that may be used solely for the prevention of disability and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities;
  • glasses (except for sunglasses), lenses and eyeglass frames (except for sun glass frames).

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sighttesting instruments.
901811 Electrocardiographs
901812 Ultrasonic scanning apparatus
901813 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus
901814 Scintigraphic apparatus
901819 Other
901820 Ultraviolet or infrared ray apparatus
901831 Syringes, with or without needles
901832 Tubular metal needles and needles for sutures
901839 Other
901841 Dental drill engines, whether or not combined on a single base with other dental equipment
901849 Other
901850 Other ophthalmic instruments and appliances
901890 Other instruments and appliances
9021 Orthopaedic appliances, including crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect
902110 Orthopaedic or fracture appliances
902121 Artificial teeth
902129 Other
902131 Artificial joints
902139 Other
902140 Hearing aids, excluding parts and accessories
902150 Pacemakers for stimulating heart muscles, excluding parts and accessories
902190 Other
9402 Medical, surgical, dental or veterinary furniture (for example, operating tables, examination tables, hospital beds with mechanical fittings, dentists' chairs); barbers' chairs and similar chairs, having rotating as well as both reclining and elevating mo
940210 Dentists', barbers' or similar chairs and parts thereof
940290 Other
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9001 Optical fibres and optical fibre bundles; optical fibre cables other than those of heading 85.44; sheets and plates of polarising material; lenses (including contact lenses), prisms, mirrors and other optical elements, of any material, unmounted, other th
900110 Optical fibres, optical fibre bundles and cables
900130 Contact lenses
900150 Spectacle lenses of other materials
900190 Other
9002 Lenses, prisms, mirrors and other optical elements, of any material, mounted, being parts of or fittings for instruments or apparatus, other than such elements of glass not optically worked.
900211 For cameras, projectors or photographic enlargers or reducers
900219 Other
900220 Filters
900290 Other
9003 Frames and mountings for spectacles, goggles or the like, and parts thereof.
900311 Of plastics
900319 Of other materials

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