Decision No. 145 of the Eurasian Economic Commission Collegiate of 25 August 2014 amends the List of Cosmetic Products for which a customs declaration must be submitted together with a conformity assessment document (i.e.
List of Perfumery and Cosmetic Products for which a customs declaration must be accompanied by a declaration of conformity or a state registration certificate
adopted by Decision of the Eurasian Commission Collegiate No. 12 of 31 January 2013
FEACN / TN VD TS Code
All importers of light industry products must submit, together with the customs declaration, a document certifying conformity of the goods with the requirements of the Customs Union Technical Regulation on the Safety of Light Industry Products (TR CU 017/2011 or TR TS 017/2011).
This procedure was adopted by Decision No. 196 of 17 September 2013 of the Eurasian Economic Commission Collegiate.
As from 1 September 2013 Russia has abolished the 5% import customs duty which was imposed on mobile phones, modems and tablets. This measure has been introduced in connection with Russia recently joining the WTO. WTO membership requires Russia to abolish or decrease its import customs duties for hundreds of products.
From 1 September 2013 the import duty for goat meat (except fresh or cooled carcasses and semi-carcasses) is to be reduced from 20% (but no less than EUR 0,2 per kilogram) to 17,5% (but no less than EUR 0,175 per kilogram).
Zero customs duties set for plastic cylinders ("buttons" or "blanks") imported into the Customs Union and used for the manufacture of contact lenses.
These duties were imposed set by Decision No. 35 of the Eurasian Economic Commission Council dated May 16, 2013.
Import customs duties for certain types of artificial viscose fabrics are to be temporarily set as 0% (currently – 5%), from 1 July 2013 until 30 June 2014.
The relevant product code (according to the Products’ Customs Code – TN VED TS) is 5504 10 000 0.
From 8 May 2013 import of television equipment into the Customs Union is subject to a 16% customs duty. The duty is set as 16% of the customs value of the goods. These goods include:
From 1 January 2013 excises for a number of products imported into Russia are to be charged in accordance with a revised schedule. These products include ethanol, distillers, perfumery and cosmetic products and other types of alcohol-containing products.