ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Apr 2016

In April 2016, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 19 Apr 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

Decree No. 326 of 19 April 2016 has increased the fees, collected from foreign carriers for travelling on Russian federal roads.
 
The road fee was increased from 385 RUB (ca. 11 USD) per day and 60 000 RUB (ca. 1667 USD) per year to 850 RUB (ca. 13 USD) per day and 120 000 RUB (ca. 1846 USD) per year.
 
In addition, the decree has included Latvia and Lithuania to the existing list of 15 countries that are subject to payment of this road fee. They are the following:

1. Austria
2. Belgium
3. Bulgaria
4. Hungary
5. Germany
6. Denmark
7. Luxembourg
8. Netherlands
9. Poland
10. Romania
11. Slovakia
12. Turkmenistan
13. Czech Republic
14. Switzerland
15. Sweden.
 Note: The exchange rate from the respective time period of the legal acts is considered.

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