ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Feb 2009

In February 2009, the government of Russia announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Russian Government resolution 65, January 27, 2009


Inception date: 27 Jan 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export tax

Since February 1, 2009 export customs duties on nitrogenous fertilizers (3102) and on complex fertilizers (3105) have been fixed at the rate 0% of customs value compared to 8.5% of customs value before. (Russian Government resolution 65, January 27, 2009).
 
Fertilizers constitute 2.5 of Russian exports in 2008 and are on the 3rd place in ranking after mineral fuels (65.7) and steel (6.1). (UNComtrade database)

AFFECTED SECTORS