ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Jun 2011

In June 2011, 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 N461 dated 10/06/2011, "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 территорию Российской Федерации не подлежит обложению налогом на добавленную стоимость" (On introducing amendments to the list of technological equipment (including components and spare parts for it), analogues of which are not made in the Russian Federation, the import of which into the territory of the Russian Federation is not subject to value added tax), http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=115168&dst=100008&date=09.09.2019

Entry into Force: Federal Customs Letter dated 3 August 2011 N 06-28/36918, http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=118184&dst=100004&date=09.09.2019

Inception date: 25 Jun 2011 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 10 June 2011, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports. 

The Government added the following equipment to the list (with corresponding tariff lines):

  • 8434 20 000 0 Semi-hard cheese production line equipment. 

Tariff line 8514 30 990 0 was expanded to include "equipment for electric arc steelmaking furnace for smelting pipe grades of steel equipped with a scrap drying system, devices for injecting powder lime and dust from gas purification filters". 

The Decree enters into force on 25 June 2011. 

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