EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)
This procedure was adopted by Decision No. 196 of 17 September 2013 of the Eurasian Economic Commission Collegiate.
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.
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).
From 26 July 2013 special import customs duty will be set for certain types of grain harvesting machines. This measure was introduced to protect the Belorussian, Russian and Kazakh manufacturers of the mentioned equipment.
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.
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.
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.