Rus News Journal

Ministry of economic development and trade plans to cancel a number of customs privileges

Ministry of economic development and trade plans to cancel till the end of the year a number of customs privileges for the equipment imported into the Russian Federation, the head of the ministry Herman Gref has informed journalists on Thursday following the results of discussion of this question at government session.

As he said, privileges and delays on customs payments at equipment import to the Kaliningrad region, under agreements on production section, and also in cases when the import equipment is brought in a company authorised capital stock are now given.

According to Ministry of economic development and trade, last year the state has received less as a result of these privileges over 12 billion roubles.

Gref has informed that attentively the ministry will look and will estimate these privileges, including at entering of the import equipment into an authorised capital stock, and in the end of the year we will make the decision on reduction of such privileges.