Clarification on manual load handling restrictions in Russia
Chemicals (industrial and household)
Cosmetics, petrochemicals, food and fabrics are subject to customs expert assessment
As of 23 May 2019 importers of products listed by Decree No. 2787 of 17 May 2016 must organise customs expert assessment in order to be able to import these products into Uzbekistan. The list includes perfumery and cosmetics, dairy products, coffee, tea, alcoholic beverages, oil and petrochemicals, brake fluids. organic solvents, paints and varnishes, etc.
Decree No. 284 of 9 April 2016 sets the rates for product utilization (environmental) charges, within the concept of extended producer responsibility (introduced in 2015). The charges are set in roubles per one tonne, for each of the 36 relevant product groups.
The timeframe was set for Kyrgyzstan for the entry into force of EEU Technical Regulations. It was adopted by Decision No. 11 of 26 January 2016 of the Eurasian Economic Commission. The TRs will become mandatory in Kyrgyzstan on different dates, and the last one to become mandatory is the TR on automotive and aviation fuel which is to become fully mandatory on 12 August 2021.
The TRs are to be enforced in Kyrgyzstan in four “batches”.
Manufacturers and importers of certain products (such as electrical equipment - EEE, textiles, glass and paper packaging, etc.) will have to comply with the set collection targets for 2015-2017. For all products the collection targets for 2015 and for most products, including WEEE for 2016, the collection targets have been set to “zero”.
Organisations manufacturing or using GTLS and products containing GTLS in Russia must comply, as of 25 April 2015, with the adopted sanitary rules (SanPiN 126.96.36.19939-14).
The amendments prohibiting the use of de-icers containing heavy metals on pedestrian roads are to be introduced to the Law on Environmental Protection. Greenpeace proposes to take a more radical approach and to ban the use of heavy metals in all de-icing agents.
The HS code (the FEACN or TN VED TS code) for polymeric methylene diphenyl isocyanate, also called " polymeric MDI" was set as 3909 30 000 0 "other amino-aldehyde resins", in accordance with Decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission No. 159 of 16 September 2014.