Moscow. May 4. INTERFAX.RU – the Norm of duty-free import of goods by individuals for personal use by land transport in the Eurasian economic Union (EEU) can be reduced three times – from 1,500 to 500 Euro, follows from the draft document published by the Eurasian economic Commission (EEC).
The reduction is planned to be implemented gradually from the current 1,500 euros in the current year and next year to 1000 Euro in 2019, 750 euros in 2020 and 500 Euro from 1 January 2021.
Will decrease also and weight norms for accompanied and unaccompanied baggage – from the current 50 kg to not more than 25 kg in 2021.
We are talking about goods transported by cars, buses, rail or by sea. Still there’s only 10 thousand euros or 50 kg for goods imported by air passengers.
In addition, the planned decline in duty-free threshold for goods for personal use delivered to the EEU by the carrier or sent by international mail, as previously reported.
So, until December 31, 2018 it will be about the current 1,000 euros, or not more than 31 kg. From January 2019, the threshold drops to 500 euros for the same weight. Finally, from 1 January 2020, the norm will be only 200 euros.