What is a Conformity Declaration of the Customs Union?
EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)
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.
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:
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.
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.