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The Ministry of Finance intends to enter more rigid norms of import of online purchases, than into EEU - RIA Novosti, 11.10.2018

MOSCOW, 11 Oct — RIA Novosti. Russia plans to enter more rigid norms of duty-free import of Internet purchases, than into EEU, but so far fulfills technology of collection of duties, the Deputy Minister of Finance Ilya of Trunin.Cc0/Skitterphoto / "Romir" reported conducted survey at an Internet pokupkakhon reminded of decrease in a duty-free threshold that now citizens can receive in the Russian Federation without payment of duties of a parcel for the sum up to 1 thousand euros a month and with a gross weight up to 31 kilogram. If the cost or weight of such parcels is higher, it is necessary to pay 30% duty. Partners of Russia in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) already agreed gradually to reduce a threshold of duty-free import: since 2019 — up to 500 euros, and since 2020 — up to 200 euros. The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation suggested to lower it to 500 euros since July of this year, however the government did not make such decision yet. The representative of the Ministry of Finance noted that the participating countries of EEAS can establish more rigid thresholds of duty-free import.© RIA Novosti / Ilya Pitalev to Pass into an image bank Russian Post asked to postpone decrease in a duty-free limit for parcels" I will not hide that the Russian Federation thinks of using this right and to establish more rigid norms. But what us stops now and why I cannot tell that we want to lower significantly since January 1 a threshold? Because we would not like to cause inconveniences … and to create a collapse at Russian Post — an edition) — Trunin at a conference of Russian Post on digital commerce told. "We now with Russian Post focused on working off of technology which will allow to pay this payment (duty — an edition) at the time of purchase implementation. As soon as this technology is fulfilled, we will be ready to announce how and when we reduce a threshold of duty-free import" — imprisoned the deputy minister.



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