In Russia from September will reduce import duties on foreign cars

Import duties the Customs Union on new cars will be reduced from 1 September from 20% to 17%.

From September import duties the Customs Union will decrease, it will affect not only new cars but also used. In the Russian car prices it is unlikely to affect.

Import duties the Customs Union on new cars will be reduced from 1 September from 20% to 17%. The duty on the importation of used cars aged 5-7 years will be 22%. As reported by “Kommersant”, citing a published decision of the Council of the Eurasian economic Commission. According to representatives of the Commission, the average duty was reduced by three percentage points.

In Russia from September will reduce import duties on foreign cars
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The ECE shall act in the framework of the commitments which were undertaken by Russia before the WTO. It is noted that the new fees will apply in the Eurasian economic Union, including Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.

In 2017, the duties were reduced: for example, for new passenger cars declined from 23% to current 20%. The newspaper says that the decrease will continue in the future . For example, fees should be reduced in 2019 to 15%.

Defining influence on the cost of new cars in Russia this decline probably will not have. According to experts, the reduction of duties on the domestic market successfully compensation increase recycling collection – practically these processes are parallel. The last time the car recycling fee rates for passenger cars increased on the first of April 2018.

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