The Protocol on the importation of goods into the customs territory of the EAEU transferred to Putin

The Protocol on the importation of goods into the customs territory of the EAEU transferred to Putin


The document was adopted in connection with accession of Kazakhstan to WTO, the Protocol is subject to ratification because it contains rules different from those stipulated by the Russian legislation.

MOSCOW, 5 Dec. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has signed a resolution sent to the President of the Russian Federation the Protocol on certain aspects of importation and distribution of goods in the customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU) for ratification in the state Duma, the corresponding document is published on the website of the Cabinet on Saturday.

The Protocol defines the features of regulation of importation and distribution of goods in the customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union in connection with accession of Kazakhstan to WTO. Kazakhstan will be officially recognized by the 162 member organizations on December 15.

In accordance with Russian legislation, the Protocol is subject to ratification because it contains rules different from those stipulated by the Russian legislation.

The Protocol obliges Kazakhstan to take measures to prevent the export to other member States of the EAEU of the goods issued at reduced rates of import customs duties. In addition, it defines a General scheme of circulation of goods, for which Kazakhstan may apply reduced rates of import customs duties, the mechanism of administration and control over the circulation of such goods. The bill was introduced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of economic development.

“Approve and submit to the President of the Russian Federation for introducing for subsequent ratification by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation the Protocol on certain aspects of importation and distribution of goods in the customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union, signed at the village of Burabai (Kazakhstan) on October 16, 2015”, — stated in the decree.