In the period from October 7 to 10, a delegation led by the Chairman of the Public Council at the FCS of Russia Leonid Lozbenko and representatives of the “Interregional Information and Analytical Center for Supply Chain Security” visited the capital of Primorye and held several dozen meetings with representatives of the Far Eastern Customs Administration and local business.
The Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia has begun testing the system of processing electronic checks tax free. It is carried out on the basis of the customs of the Moscow aviation hub. The experiment started on October 1, 2019.
East Asia will become a key region for Russian exports in 2019. It will outstrip historically the largest buyer of domestic products – Western Europe.
Such a forecast was made specifically for Izvestia at the Russian Export Center (REC). They expect that sales in these two areas will at least be equal – mainly due to the growth in exports to China of raw materials and non-commodity products. According to the calculations of the REC, in 2018 the import of domestic goods and services to Western Europe amounted to $ 101.4 billion, to East Asia – $ 93.5 billion. However, experts doubt that the East will take the lead – in their opinion, this can significantly prevent a trade war in which China is primarily embroiled.
On April 23, 2019, the All-Russian meeting of customs authorities on topical issues of activity was held at the Federal Customs Service.The event was attended by the head of the Federal Customs Service of Russia Vladimir Bulavin, Deputy Minister of Finance of Russia Ilya Trunin, Director of the Tax and Customs Policy Department of the Ministry of Finance of Russia Alexey Sazanov, Deputy Head of the Federal Tax Service of Russia Daniil Egorov, the leadership of the Federal Customs Service of Russia, customs officials.
On April 11, 2019, the First Deputy Head of the Federal Customs Service of Russia Ruslan Davydov took part in a meeting of the FEA club of the Vedomosti newspaper.During the session, participants discussed current issues of state regulation and state support of foreign economic activity.
On March 21, 2019, the long-awaited update appeared in the “Personal Account of a FEA participant” – informing companies about the risk level category, providing visualization of the current risk category of the organization, as well as the results of checking its activities on the main “blocking” criteria. In addition, the service implements a warning function on a possible increase in the level of risk – if the final value of the assessment of the activity of the participant in foreign economic activity differs by less than 10% from the threshold value, which provides for a transition to a higher risk category. The implementation of this functionality allows to increase the level of transparency and predictability when performing customs operations.
The trade turnover between Russia and the European Union in 2018 grew by 20 percent, reports TASS, citing the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov.Manturov noted that last year the volume of investments from Europe to Russia amounted to 300 billion euros.According to the minister, this considerable figure indicates that European entrepreneurs want to work in our country.
The initiative is related to the identification of regular attempts to smuggle in sanctions products using “cover goods”.The Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia explained the reason for its proposal to expand the list of products prohibited for import into Russia.A spokesman for the department told journalists on Saturday that the Federal Customs Service reveals attempts to smuggle in sanctions products using “cover goods” under the guise of products from authorized countries, RIA Novosti reports.
Pochta Rossii received the right to remotely collect duties on goods purchased by Russians in foreign online stores.At the same time, the duty-free threshold has been halved since January 1 and amounts to € 500 for purchases made during the month.Participants in the cross-border trade market fear that the new powers will make FGUE a monopolist in the international delivery market.
Recently, the active introduction of modern information technologies in the system of federal executive bodies of the Russian Federation is a priority in our country.Work on it is carried out on the basis of the principles set forth in the program “Digital Economy of the Russian Federation”, the Strategy for the Development of the Customs Service of the Russian Federation up to 2020, the Comprehensive Program for the Development of the Federal Customs Service of Russia for the period up to 2020.