ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Feb 2016In February 2016, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change in import formalities.
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According to a press release dated 26 February 2016 of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation, mandatory provision of information about the imported goods by sea transport is introduced in the free port of Vladivostok as of 1 October 2016.
This is the first Russian port where preliminary information about imported goods will become mandatory. For all other ports in Russia such information continues to be provided on a voluntary basis.