ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Aug 2016

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jul 2016 | Removal date: 30 Oct 2016
Still in force

Import tariff

In August 2016, the Russian government was allowed to remove import duties on procurement items from the shipbuilding industry. Decision No. 64 of 9 August 2016 of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (the permanent regulatory body of the Eurasian Economic Union) abolished the import duties with respect to certain machinery for the shipbuilding industry on condition that it is used for state defence procurement orders. The imported goods are classified under codes 8458 11 200 9, 8458 91 200 8, 8460 21 900 8, 8461 40 110 2, 8461 40 310 0, 8461 40 710 0 of the Common Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union. This state intervention affects the mentioned machinery if it is imported in the Russian Federation in the period 1 July 2016-31 October 2016. Decision No. 64 shall enter into force 10 days after the date of its official publication, 28 September 2016.

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