ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Feb 2019

On 22 February 2019, the EEU introduced a temporary waiver of import duty on polypropylene yarn used for carpet production.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission. Decision N12 dated 22 February 2019. О внесении изменений в единую Товарную номенклатуру внешнеэкономической деятельности Евразийского экономического союза и Единый таможенный тариф Евразийского экономического союза, а также в некоторые решения Высшего Евразийского экономического совета и Коллегии Евразийской экономической комиссии в отношении нитей полипропиленовых для производства ковров (On Amendments to the Unified Commodity Nomenclature for Foreign Economic Activity of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Unified Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union, as well as to some decisions of the Higher Eurasian Economic Council and the Collegium of the Eurasian Economic Commission regarding polypropylene yarns for carpet production), https://docs.eaeunion.org/docs/ru-ru/01421150/cncd_12032019_12

Inception date: 22 Mar 2019 | Removal date: 01 Mar 2020

Import tariff

On 22 February 2019, the EEU introduced a temporary waiver of the 5% import duty on polypropylene yarn (tariff line 5402 63 000). The waiver is in force between 22 March 2019 and 1 March 2020. In the same document, the EEU modified its tariff nomenclature to distinguish between the polypropylene yarn used for carpet production and other types of yarn, with the waiver applying only to the yarn used in carpet production.

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