ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Aug 2013

In August 2013, the members of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 03 May 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

The Newspaper Kommersant Nr.152/R(5183) of 26 August 2013 reports that the Collegium of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will discuss on 10 September 2013 the possibility to increase the import duty on buses to 18 per cent of the customs value.
With Decision Nr 13 of 4 March 2014 was introduced a new position for ecological buses with code 8702 10 119 3 and an import duty at the amount of 18 per cent of the customs value was levied. The decision entered into force 30 days after its official publication.
The latest average duty reported by Russia to the WTO for HS code 8702 10 is from 2012 and is at the amount of 8.8%.
The latest average duty reported by Belarus to the WTO for HS code 8702 10 is from 2001 and is at the amount of 11.7%.

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