Alterations are made to the Customs Union HS code classification

Beginning of June the EEC Board has adopted three resolutions that made changes into export-import classification of some goods – resolutions No83, 84, 85 from June 03, 2014 The goods that have been affected by the changes are the following: sleigh runners for mounting the seat of motorized vehicle (supplied separately from the seat or […]

Foreign manufacturers of cement may be obliged to certify its product

Saint-Petersburg have recently hosted an international forum where heads of Russian cement manufacturing companies proposed to introduce a mandatory certification for cement of foreign origin in the CU. For the moment Customs Union legislation stipulates for voluntary declaration of cement by importers. Not once that has caused an appearance of poor quality product on the […]

Since June 01, importers of confectionary and pasta cooperating with Belorussia will have to undergo licensing

From June 01, Belorussia is introducing licensing for importing some types of pastry and pasta. The new development does not affect importers from the Customs Union member-states. Among confectionary subjected to licensing are: chocolate, including white chocolate and products made of it, treacle made of starch, lollipops, waffles, dry cookies, sweet ginger cookies, dragee products, […]

Pork from Latvia is under a ban in Russia

A week ago, on May 07 a temporary ban on import of pig farming products from Latvia has been introduced in the Russian Federation. The situation has not changed for the past week. Rosselkhoznadzor still thinks that epizootic situation in Latvia has worsen due to the outbreak of classical swine fever. According to deputy head […]

On May 1 two new technical regulations became operative

Starting from 01.05. representatives of Latvian exporters of products made of milk and meat located in the Customs Union will work under new rules as two more technical regulations came into effect: 033/2013 – sets forth requirements for dairy products circulation 034/2013 – sets forth requirements for meat product circulation. TR 033/2013 regulates output of […]