ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Dec 2008In December 2008, the government of Russia announced a change in the access to public tenders.
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Federal law of 30 December 2008 N 308-
Changes have been made in state procurement legislation. Amendments to the Federal Law from 30 December 2008 N 308- "On placement of orders for goods and services delivery for state and municipal needs" entered into force on 1 March 2009. These changes give certain preferences to national producers. The Russian Government established terms of access to goods originated from a foreign state or group of states, works, services carried out by foreign persons for procurement purposes in one of the below cases: 1) If national regime towards Russian goods, services and works is not established in a foreign country; 2) If the procurement of goods, services, works originating from Russia enjoys privileges.