ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Mar 2010

In March 2010, the Russian Government introduced new amendments into the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of Russia, Decree N110 dated 2/3/2010, О ВНЕСЕНИИ ИЗМЕНЕНИЙ В ПЕРЕЧЕНЬ ТЕХНОЛОГИЧЕСКОГО ОБОРУДОВАНИЯ (В ТОМ ЧИСЛЕ КОМПЛЕКТУЮЩИХ И ЗАПАСНЫХ ЧАСТЕЙ К НЕМУ), АНАЛОГИ КОТОРОГО НЕ ПРОИЗВОДЯТСЯ В РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ, ВВОЗ КОТОРОГО НА ТАМОЖЕННУЮ ТЕРРИТОРИЮ РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ НЕ ПОДЛЕЖИТ ОБЛОЖЕНИЮ НАЛОГОМ НА ДОБАВЛЕННУЮ СТОИМОСТЬ (ON MAKING CHANGES TO THE LIST OF TECHNOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT (INCLUDING ACCESSORIES AND SPARE PARTS), ANALOGUES OF WHICH ARE NOT PRODUCED IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE IMPORTS OF WHICH ARE NOT SUBJECT TO VALUE ADDED TAX), http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=98404&dst=1000000001&date=03.09.2019

Inception date: 25 Mar 2010 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 2 March 2010, the Russian Government amended the List, originally introduced in 2000 and published in the new edition in April 2009, of equipment and technologies that are not produced in Russia. The goods from the list can be imported free of value-added tax collected at the border. 

Among other changes, the 2 March amendments introduced VAT-free imports of the following equipment (preceded by the Russian customs tariff code): 

  • "8445 19 000 9 Automatic balers, feeders-rippers, sizing machines "
  • "8445 20 000 9 Pneumatic spinning machines, rotor spinning machines, self-twisting spinning machines "
  • "8445 30 900 9 Ring spinning machines "
  • "8445 40 000 9 Winding machines "
  • "8445 90 000 9 Partial warping, sizing, parting, knotting machines "
  • "8447 11 100 9"
  • "8447 12 100 9 Double knitting circular knitting machines of 18 and 20 classes"
  • "8447 12 900 0 Circular knitting machines with a cylinder with a diameter of more than 165 mm "
  • "8447 20 800 0 Knitting machines, flat knitting"
  • "8447 90 000 9 Machines for the manufacture of tulle and lace, embroidery machines, quilting machines"
  • "8455 22 000 5 Cold rolling mills for rolling cutlery blanks"
  • "8460 31 000 1 Numerically controlled machines for sharpening table knives"
  • "8460 90 900 5 Machines for grinding cutlery blanks"
  • "8479 30 100 9 MDF board production line with a capacity of 500 m3 per day"
  • "8514 30 990 0 Smelting plant for the production of ferronickel"
  • "9031 80 340 0 Installation for monitoring internal and surface defects of metal billets".

The Decree was published on 15 March 2010 and entered into force on 25 March.