ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Feb 2012

In February 2012, the Russian Government introduced new amendments into the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.
 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of Russia, Decree N1103 dated 6/2/2012, "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=126019&dst=1000000001&date=11.09.2019

Inception date: 23 Feb 2012 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 6 February 2012, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.

The Government expanded  tariff line 8438 80 990 0 with a line for the production of freeze-dried coffee.

The decree was published on 13 February and enters into force on 23 February 2012. 

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 23 Feb 2012 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 6 February 2012, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports, with new additions of firm-specific equipment.

The Government expanded: 

  • tariff line 8422 40 000 8 with roll packing machines, model Compatta
  • tariff line 8443 39 900 1 with digital ink-jet printing machine, model ReNOIR 180/16/16 
  • tariff line 8445 13 000 9 with tape machines, models FX-280, FX-281, FX-282, FX-283, FX-284
  • tariff line 8451 29 000 0 with tumble-dryer, models 180/8, 180/10, Montex 5000

 The following types of equipment were added, together with the tariff lines:

  • 8451 40 000 9 Post-print fabric washing machine, washing machine, batch dyeing machines Eco-soft plus-F 140/1 Thies PL, Eco-soft plus-F 140/2 Thies PL, Mini-soft Thies PL, machines for atmospheric dyeing and bleaching model DMS 11 RDS, Goller Economica cold dyeing station, Sintensa active dye-wash station, Thies jigger models 2300/2600, Benninger continuous dyeing station, Pad Dry Pad Steam station models BICOFLEX-IR-TH96-DL037. 5FF-LG EXTRACTA-1800
  • 8451 50 000 0 DB-AX duplicating and inspection machines
  • 8451 80 300 9 Steam booster, model 2008 250m T.2600 GAZ Pt-Sx, Biancalani machine for softening and drying Airo 24E, accessories to model FC-DUE with spinning shafts, cleaning and shearing machine Super Duplo model XCC. 

The decree was published on 13 February and enters into force on 23 February 2012.