ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jan 2009

In January 2009, the government of Russia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



1.The Government Decree # 903 from 5 December 2008.

2. The Government Decree # 807 from 9 October 2009. Available from < http://www.rg.ru/2009/10/12/poshliny-dok.html >


Inception date: 11 Jan 2009 | Removal date: 12 Jul 2010
Still in force

Import tariff

The Russian government announced the higher import tariffs for cars (by 5% up to 30%); trucks (by 10%-20% up to 25%); buses (by 5%-15% up to 25%). These tariffs are said to be temporary and it was announced that they will be removed after 9 months.
Hovewer, by the Government Decree # 807 from 9 October 2009, the tariffs were extended on another 9 months.
 
 

AFFECTED SECTORS