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: 12 Dec 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 28 November 2009, the Russian Government amended the List, originally introduced in 2000 and published in the new edition in April 2009, of equipment and technologies that are not produced in Russia. The goods from the list can be imported free of value-added tax collected at the border. 

Among other changes, the 28 November amendments discontinued VAT-free imports of the equipment classified by the following codes in the Russian customs nomenclature: 

  • 8426 49 001 0
  • 8428 31 000 0
  • 8429 11 002 0
  • 8429 51 100 0
  • 8443 11 000 0
  • 8456 10 001 0
  • 8477 59 100 0
  • 8479 20 000 0
  • 8479 89 300 0
  • 8514 20 100 0
  • 8514 20 800 0
  • 8514 40 000 0
  • 8515 29 100 0

According to the Russian Federal Customs, the changes to the List enter into force on 12 December 2009. 

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

434 Ovens & furnace burners & parts
8514 Industrial or laboratory electric furnaces and ovens (including those functioning by induction or dielectric loss); other industrial or laboratory equipment for the heat treatment of materials by induction or dielectric loss.
851420 Furnaces and ovens functioning by induction or dielectric loss
851440 Other equipment for the heat treatment of materials by induction or dielectric loss
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8426 Ships' derricks; cranes, including cable cranes; mobile lifting frames, straddle carriers and works trucks fitted with a crane.
842649 Other
442 Machine-tools & parts
8456 Machinetools for working any material by removal of material, by laser or other light or photon beam, ultrasonic, electro discharge, electrochemical, electron beam, ionicbeam or plasma arc processes; waterjet cutting machines.
845610 Operated by laser or other light or photon beam processes
8515 Electric (including electrically heated gas), laser or other light or photon beam, ultrasonic, electron beam, magnetic pulse or plasma arc soldering, brazing or welding machines and apparatus, whether or not capable of cutting; electric machines and appar
851529 Other
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842831 Specially designed for underground use
8429 Selfpropelled bulldozers, angledozers, graders, levellers, scrapers, mechanical shovels, excavators, shovel loaders, tamping machines and road rollers.
842911 Track laying
842951 Frontend shovel loaders
445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847920 Machinery for the extraction or preparation of animal or fixed vegetable fats or oils
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8443 Printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinders and other printing components of heading 84.42; other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined; parts and accessories thereof.
844311 Offset printing machinery, reelfed
8477 Machinery for working rubber or plastics or for the manufacture of products from these materials, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847759 Other
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847989 Other

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