EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)

All Goods Imported into the Customs Union will be Subject to Compulsory Prior Notification

The EurAsian Economic Commission proposes that all goods imported into the Customs Union are to be subject to a prior notification. Currently, a compulsory prior notification exists only for goods imported by road transport vehicles. The notification procedure was adopted by Decision No. 899 of 9 December 2011 and has been in force since 17 June 2012.

What is TN VED TS or FEACN CU?

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.

Zero Import Duty for Artificial Viscose Fabrics

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.