ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Feb 2016

In February 2016, the Council of the Eurasian Economic Union announced a reduction in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

2 2016 . 13
2017 Update of Stamping Foils Waiver: The Collegium of the Eurasian Economic Commission. 2017. Об установлении ставки ввозной таможенной пошлины Единого таможенного тарифа Евразийского экономического союза в отношении фольги для тиснения и о внесении изменений в Решение Совета Евразийской экономической комиссии от 10 декабря 2014 г. N 113 (On setting the import customs duty rate of the Unified Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union regarding foil for embossing and on amending the Decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission of December 10, 2014 N 113) N 141. http://docs.cntd.ru/document/555625970

2020 Update: Decision N2 dated 14 January 2020. Об установлении ставки ввозной таможенной пошлины Единого таможенного тарифа Евразийского экономического союза в отношении фольги для тиснения (On the Establishment of the Import Customs Duty Rate of the Common Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union in Relation to Stamping Foil), https://www.alta.ru/tamdoc/20kr0002/, http://eec.eaeunion.org/ru/nae/news/Pages/21-02-2020-5.aspx

Inception date: 03 Mar 2016 | Removal date: 01 Sep 2022

Import tariff

On 2 February 2016 the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission approved Decision No. 13. Its purpose is to reduce the import duties of certain materials used in the printing industry on a temporary or permanent basis:

  • The import duty on stamping foils is set at 0% (previously its import customs duty was set at 5% of the customs value). This temporary abolished import duty rate applies till 31 August 2017.
  • The import duty on light weight coated paper was reduced from 10% to 5% of the customs value. This temporary reduced import duty rate applies till 31 August 2017.
  • The import duties on certain types of uncoated paper and cardboard were reduced from 7.5% to 5% on a permanent basis.

Decision No. 13 enters into force 30 calendar days after the date of its official publication.

On 7 November 2017, the temporary import duty waiver on stamping foils has been extended from 31 August 2017 until 1 September 2019. On 14 January 2020, the waiver was further extended, retroactively covering the period starting 1 September 2019 and valid until 1 September 2022. 

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