ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Dec 2008
In December 2008, the government of Russia announced a change in the access to public tenders.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Federal law of 30 December 2008 N 308, "О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "О размещении заказов на поставки товаров, выполнение работ, оказание услуг для государственных и муниципальных нужд" и отдельные законодательные акты Российской Федерации" ("On Amendments to the Federal Law" On Placing Orders for the Supply of Goods, Execution of Work, and Provision of Services for State and Municipal Needs "and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation"), http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=83308&dst=1000000001&date=11.02.2020
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.