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Russia and Japan are discussing the simplification of customs declaration of transit goods

According to Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Vladimir Tokarev, these measures are aimed at easing the procedure for using Russian transit opportunities to the maximum.

Moscow and Tokyo are currently discussing a simplified customs declaration for transit goods from Japan. This was announced on Friday at the opening of the business forum “Transsib for Japan”, organized by Russian Railways (RR), said Russian Deputy Transport Minister Vladimir Tokarev.

Moscow and Tokyo are currently discussing a simplified customs declaration for transit goods from Japan. This was announced on Friday at the opening of the business forum “Transsib for Japan”, organized by Russian Railways (RR), said Russian Deputy Transport Minister Vladimir Tokarev.

On Thursday, a launch ceremony was held in Yokohama for trial deliveries of goods from Japan to European countries using the sea connection and the Trans-Siberian Railway. A joint transit service for the accelerated delivery of goods from Japan to Europe through the Far East of Russia via the Trans-Siberian Railway will be provided by JSC RZD Logistics and the FESCO transport group. Delivery on the route of the port of Japan – Vladivostok Sea Trade Port – Transsib – Brest – the destination in Europe is from 19 days, while for transportation by sea through the Suez Canal – about 45 days. The arrival of the test container sent on Wednesday from the Japanese Yokohama to Wroclaw in Poland is expected in mid-June.

Source: Virtual Customs

From July 1, the threshold for duty-free import of goods from online stores will drop to 500 euros

From July 1, 2018 the threshold of duty-free import of purchases from foreign online stores will be reduced from 1000 to 500 euros per month per person. This is reported by TASS with reference to the head of the tax and customs policy department of the Ministry of Finance Alexei Sazanov. He also said that the Ministry of Finance supports the proposal of the Federal Customs Service (FCS) to impose duties on all purchases in foreign online stores. However, the official said, this measure will be possible not before 2020, when the administration of customs payments will be fulfilled, RIA Novosti

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