ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Aug 2012

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of Russia, Decree N792 dated 3/08/2012, "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=133724&dst=1000000001&date=11.09.2019

Entry into Force: Russian Federal Customs, Letter dated 15.08.2012 N 01-11/41109, http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=135208&dst=4294967295&date=11.09.2019

Inception date: 16 Aug 2012 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 3 August 2012, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.

Tariff line 8455 22 000 2 was deleted from the list, and the coverage of the tariff line 8477 80 990 0 was reduced not to include automatic lines for the production of foamed polyolefin sheets anymore.

According to the Russian Customs, the Decree enters into force on 16 August 2012.

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