ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Dec 2009In December 2009, the government of Russia announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government Decree from 21 December 2009 #1041
Government Decree from 10 September 2010 #705
By Government Decree from 21 December 2009 #1041 the duty free access of foreign goods imported to the territory of the Russian Federation for the use for the Olympic Games 2014 was introduced. The list includes food, sport equipment and cloth, IT equipment, transport, medical equipment, machineries and so on. The Government Decree from 10 September 2010 #705 defines the rules how this duty-free access will be applied. The importers have to provide a document from the Russian Olympic Committee which allows the deal.