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 N65, January 27, 2009, (Об утверждении ставок вывозных таможенных пошлин на товары, вывозимые из Российской Федерации за пределы государств - участников соглашений о Таможенном союзе, и о признании утратившими силу некоторых актов Правительства Российской Федерации), On the approval of export customs duty rates on goods exported from the Russian Federation outside the borders of the states parties to the Customs Union agreements, and on the recognition of certain acts of the Government of the Russian Federation as invalid, http://pravo.gov.ru/proxy/ips/?docbody=&prevDoc=102114045&backlink=1&&nd=102153845

Inception date: 27 Jan 2009 | Removal date: open ended

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