ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Apr 2013

In April 2013, the Russian Government introduced amendments into the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.
 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of Russia, Decree N291 dated 3/04/2013, "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=144605&dst=1000000001&date=12.09.2019

Inception date: 14 Apr 2013 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 3 April 2013, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.

Tariff line 8474 80 908 0 was expanded to include equipment for the production of molding mixtures from cold-hardening mixtures, for metallurgical production. Also, a new tariff line, 8515 31 000 0 was added with equipment for the assembly and welding of ship's flat sections and bridge structures, and equipment for the assembly and welding of micropanels. 

The Decree was published on 6 April and entered into force on 14 April 2013.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 14 Apr 2013 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 3 April 2013, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.

Tariff line 8436 21 000 0 (incubators and brooders) was excluded from the List.

The Decree was published on 6 April and entered into force on 14 April 2013.