ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Aug 2011
In September 2011, the government of the Russian Federation imposed a new safeguard duty. In November 2012, the duty was terminated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government Decree from 3 August 2011 645: https://rg.ru/2011/08/08/ugol-dok.html
On 8 September 2011, the Russian authorities imposed a safeguard duty on imports of activated carbon. The rate of duty is 0.45 USS per 1 kg. The products subject to duties fall under HS code subheading 3802.10. This duty does not apply to the imports from Belarus and Kazakhstan and from the countries which enjoy Russian national system of preferences regime with the exemption of China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Macao as well as India. The duty is in force for a period of three years.
On 2 October 2012, the Customs Union Commission issued Decree 173 replacing and thereby terminating the above safeguard duty, see related state act. The decree came into force on 2 November 2012. According to article 4 of the "Agreement on the application of safeguard, antidumping and countervailing measures in transitional period" of 19 November 2010 when a trade defence measure imposed in the Customs Union enters into force the corresponding national measure is terminated. As safeguard measure was extended to the Customs Union the above safeguard duty was terminated on 2 November 2012.