Road transporters of alcohol containing products the packaging of which complies with the requirements of the Customs Union Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaging (TR TS 005/2011), are not required to obtain a licence for this transportation.
Commodity Nomenclature for Foreign Economic Activities of the Customs Union (TN VED TS) or Foreign Economic Activity Commodity Nomenclature (FEACN CU) is the classification catalogue of products and substances used in the Customs Union countries (Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia). It represents a system of product classification for the purposes of product identification for customs procedures. The system allows to perform customs operations (e.g.
What is a Conformity Declaration of the Customs Union?
A conformity declaration of the Customs Union, which is to be issued by the product manufacturer, seller or a representative of a foreign manufacturer, in accordance with the requirements adopted by Decision No. 293 of the Euro-Asian Economic Commission Collegiate of 25 December 2012, must be registered in the Common Registry of Issued Conformity Certificates and Conformity Declarations.
Since almost all perfumery and a significant part of cosmetics contain ethylene alcohol, these products are considered “alcohol-containing non-food products” in Russia. This means that export of perfumery and cosmetics to Russia is subject to a special set of requirements.
The Customs Union (CU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan was founded by the Treaty of 6 October 2007 but actually came into its official existence on 1 January 2010 when the new common customs tariff and non-tariff regulations were adopted by the three states. The Customs Code of the Customs Union entered into force on 1 July 2010 regulating the newly created unified customs zone.
The supreme bodies of the Customs Union are the Inter-State Councils at the governmental level.