Country EEAS did not support a reduction in the threshold duty-free e-Commerce to €150


Phnom PENH, November 24. The EEC proposals on lowering the threshold duty-free e-Commerce from €1000 to €150 found no support from the countries of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU), told journalists the first Deputy Minister of economic development Alexey Likhachev.

“At the end of yesterday’s meeting decided. Probably be a review on 2 December in the presence of the first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov. The proposal of experts of the EEC did not find support for either one of the parties”, – said Likhachev.

The Ministry of communications also against one-time reduction in the threshold duty-free e-trade from the current €1,000 to €150 , and is not proposing the introduction of fixed payment on online purchases, said earlier the head of the Ministry Nikolai Nikiforov.

As previously reported the newspaper “Vedomosti”, the working group of the Council of the Eurasian economic Commission developed a draft of the reduction in the threshold duty-free e-trade from the current €1,000 to €150.