ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Jan 2015

In January 2015, the Counicl of the Eurasian Economic Union announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Collegium of the Eurasian Economic Commission of the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia, Decision No. 2 dated 20 January 2015, О внесении изменений в единую Товарную номенклатуру внешнеэкономической деятельности Евразийского экономического союза и Единый таможенный тариф Евразийского экономического союза в отношении отдельных видов железнодорожных вагонов и в отношении некоторых видов сепараторов (On amendments to the unified Commodity Nomenclature of Foreign Economic Activities of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Unified Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union for certain types of railway cars and for certain types of separators), https://docs.eaeunion.org/docs/ru-ru/0147234/clcd_21012015_2

Inception date: 19 Feb 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On January 20, 2015, the Collegium of the Eurasian Economic Commission of the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia (according to Decision No. 2) introduced new lines for certain railcars (8605 00 000 8) and separators (8421 39 800 2) in its Commodity Nomenclature for Foreign Economic Activity.
 
For the separators was imposed an import tariff at the amount of 4.7%. According to the latest tariff information reported by Russia to the WTO in 2012, the prior 6-digit applied duty was equal to 0%.
 
For the railcars was imposed an import tariff at the amount of 10%. According to the latest tariff information reported by Russia to the WTO in 2012, the prior 6-digit applied duty was equal to 7.5%.
 
DecisionNo. 2 shall enter into force after 30 calendar days from the date of its official publication.
 
The GTA does not contain position with code 8605. For this reason is reported the closest substitute --- position 8606.

AFFECTED SECTORS