ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Jul 2009In July 2009, the government of Russia announced a change in import duties.
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Official news paper of the Russian Federation # 4966 from 4 August 2009. The Government Decree from 30 July 2009 # 616 "On implementation of import tariff on bodies of some motor vehicles. Avaliable at < http://www.rg.ru/2009/08/04/kuzov-dok.html >
The Russian Government has issued a Decree on 30 July 2009 that will result in a minimum import tariff on (HS 8707) bodies (including cabs) for specific motor vehicles (HS 8703). From now on the minimum tariff payment will be no less than 5,000 euro per piece. The previously applied 15 percent ad valorem tariff has also been retained. This desicion goes in the line with the proposed trade strategy of the Russian Federation to develop certain domestic industries. Please see the piece on the Russian Trade strategy 2010-2012 as well as the one on the Russian subsidized car loans in this database.