ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2011In August 2011, the members of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
The Customs Union Commission (Decision # 740 from 16 August 2011) - http://www.tsouz.ru/KTS/KTS30/Pages/R_740.aspx
The Customs Union Commission (Decision # 740 from 16 August 2011) has removed the import tariff on cobalt powders (HS 8105 20 000 1) (before the rate of 15 percent applied) from 1 September 2011.
According to UN Comtrade, Belarus', Kazakhstan's and Russia's bilateral trade on the stated tariff line did not exceed USD 1 million in 2010, the year prior to the imposition of this measure. Hence, no countries are listed as affected trading partners.