EEC temporarily zeroes the import duty on photographic plates and photographic film

EEC temporarily zeroes the import duty on photographic plates and photographic film


Decrease in duties will allow to reduce the cost of printed products and increase its competitiveness, said Minister for trade of the EEC Andrey Slepnev.

MOSCOW, 11 Nov. The Board of the Eurasian economic Commission (EEC) decided to temporarily zeroed import customs duties on film and photographic plates longer than 255 millimeters, the press service of the ECE environment. Now import duty on these goods is 5% of the customs value.

The decision becomes effective 30 calendar days after official publication. The zero duty rate will be effective from the date of entry into force of the decision and 31 December 2018 inclusive.

“Share plate plates for offset printing in the cost of production can reach up to 54%, so that reduction of duties will reduce the cost of printed products and increase its competitiveness”, — said the Minister for trade ECE Andrew Slepnev.

The Eurasian economic Commission — permanent supranational regulatory body of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU), began work on 2 February 2012. Currently, the EEC consists of representatives of five countries — Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia.

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