ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Nov 2013

In November 2013, the government of the Russian Federation announced an exemption from export duty for gas condensate and LNG produced in Yamal Peninsula. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Government Decree 1029-r dated 28.11.2013, ABOUT CHANGES IN THE BETTING OF DELIVERY CUSTOMS DUTIES ON THE GOODS EXPORTED FROM THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION FOR THE LIMITS OF STATES PARTIES AGREEMENTS ON THE CUSTOMS UNION (Постановление Правительства РФ от 18.11.2013 N 1029 "О внесении изменения в ставки вывозных таможенных пошлин на товары, вывозимые из Российской Федерации за пределы государств - участников соглашений о Таможенном союзе"), http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=154536&dst=1000000001&date=15.05.2019

Inception date: 18 Dec 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export tax

On 18 November 2013, the Russian Government (according to Decree Nr. 1029) eliminated export tariffs (previously at 5%) on liquefied natural gas (code 2709 00 100 1 0) and gas condensate (code 2711 11 000 0 0), extracted on the territory of the Yamal peninsula. Previously, these products could only be exported without tariffs within the customs territory of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. This policy forms part of the previously approved state policy (Decree Nr. 1713/11.10.2010) to stimulate the production of liquefied natural gas in Russia.
Decree Nr. 1029 entered into force on 18 December 2013.

AFFECTED SECTORS