ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Feb 2009In February 2009, the government of Russia announced a change in import duties.
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the Government Decree from 9 January 2009 # 9. Avaliable from < http://www.government.ru/content/governmentactivity/rfgovernmentdecisions/archive/2009/01/09/8817408.htm >
On 14 February 2009 import customs duty for certain types of rolled metal and pipes were raised from 5 to 15-20% of customs price for 9 months. The Government Decree from 28 November 2009 # 959 has extended the application of the tariff levels for another 9 months.