EuroAsian Economic Commission intends to decrease import duties on cables, raw materials for fruit juices and on contact lens blanks. At the same time the Commission intends to increase import duties on gas operated water heaters.
Draft decision on the imposition, in the Customs Union, of 0% import duties for certain types of railway couches, for the period from 15 March 2013 to 31 December 2014 was approved by the Consultation Committee on Trade of the EuroAsian Economic Commission.
24 New Customs Union Technical Regulations to be Developed and Adopted in 2013
As of 15 December 2012 goods for personal use, with the value not exceeding EUR 10,000 (previously – EUR 1,500) may be imported into the Customs Union duty-free, provided they are imported by air transport. No customs declaration should be filled in for all goods with the value not exceeding EUR 10,000 and the weight not exceeding 50 kg.
Russia withdrew its proposal to prohibit the use of PET-packaging for beer beverages. The Federal Service of Alcohol Market Regulation has agreed to remove the prohibition to use PET bottles for beer from draft Technical Regulation on the Safety of Alcohol Products.
11 February 2011
Notification published on the commencement of an anti-dumping investigation regarding polymer-coated rolled metal products originating from the People’s Republic of China and imported into the Customs Union territory.