ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Dec 2014

In December 2014, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change in import formalities.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 26 Dec 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

With Resolution Nr. 2734- of 26 December 2014 was created the 100% state-owned enterprise 'GLONASS'. Its main activities are related to the satellite navigation system "ERA-GLONASS'. The new state enterprise will ensure the technological development and implementation in a variety of state and other everyday life economic activities of "ERA-GLONASS".
"This is an important step in the development of the space services market. We must learn to "make money" from the space, to put the orbital power of Russia at the service of the national economy," -- wrote on his Facebook page theDeputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin (Source: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, an official newspaper of the Russian Government, dated 4 January 2015).
Principal affected countries from the introduction of "ERA-GLONASS" are the United States of America and France (see the 3rd and 4th source for more details).

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