On May 5, a decree of the Government of the Russian Federation came into force, approving the list of technological equipment and spare parts for it, imported as part of the implementation of investment projects, which are allowed to be imported into the Russian Federation before filing a declaration for goods.
At a meeting of the working group on improving customs regulation in the Eurasian Economic Union, it was decided by February 20 to update the list of priority issues that will be included in the first package of amendments to the Customs Code of the EAEU. The meeting was held on February 9 at the headquarters of the Eurasian Economic Commission with the participation of representatives of the Union countries.
Transit transportation of containers through the Russian Railways network will grow to 4 million TEU in 2027. That’s nearly four times what it was in 2021, and some experts say the plan is “virtually unrealistic.”
The IIAC team joins the congratulations on the International Day of the Customs Officer on the official portal of the Federal Customs Service. Every year on January 26, customs officers all over the world celebrate their professional holiday – International Customs Day. The date was not chosen by chance – it was on this day in 1953 that the first session of the World Customs Organization, then known as the Customs Cooperation Council, took place in Brussels.
Imports to Russia from non-CIS countries in January-November 2021 increased by 27.3% compared to the same period last year – to $ 235.393 billion, according to the Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia.
The Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) on November 18-19, 2021 in Yerevan will discuss the possibility of reducing the duty-free threshold for parcels in cross-border trade from 200 euros to 20 euros by 2024. It is also planned to introduce a duty of 1 euro for parcels worth less than 20 euros, TASS reports, citing a source close to the negotiators.
The Federal Security Service (FSS) of Russia on Tuesday will begin a three-day exercise at several guarded facilities.
“During the period from November 9 to 11, 2021, special tactical exercises will be held at certain protected facilities of the FSS of Russia – the State Duma, the Federation Council, the Government House, on the territory of the complex of buildings of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation and at a number of facilities of the FSS of Russia,” in the press and public relations department of the FSS.