ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Oct 2010In October 2010, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change in export taxation.
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WTO. (November 2010). REPORT ON G20 TRADE MEASURES. Available at http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news10_e/igo_04nov10_e.htm
The Decree No. 1173 from the Russian Government regulates the exports and imports of precious metals and gems. Traders are allowed to export only if they supply a sufficient amount to the State Reserves. Belarus and Kazakhstan (Custom Union members) are exempted from the application of this measure.