The state Duma will consider the project on improvement of statistics on trade with the EEU

The state Duma will consider the project on improvement of statistics on trade with the EEU


The bill proposes to impose on the FCS of Russia of powers on maintaining statistics of mutual trade of Russia with States of the EEU in full.

MOSCOW, 4 Jan. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered to introduce to the state Duma (state Duma) the draft Federal law aimed at improvement of maintenance of statistics of mutual trade of Russia with the States of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU), the corresponding order published on the website of the Cabinet on Monday.

The Treaty establishing the organization came into force on 1 January 2015. Members of the EAEC are Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan.

“The bill, in particular, it is proposed to empower the customs authorities to statistics of mutual trade and attraction to administrative responsibility of persons for non-submission or late submission to the customs authorities of statistical forms to record the movement of goods or submission of false information”, — stated in the message.

It is noted that now the Federal customs service (FCS) does not have the authority to bring to administrative responsibility of persons for these violations. Resulting in a deficit in mutual trade.

The bill proposes to impose on the FCS of Russia of powers on maintaining statistics of mutual trade of Russia with States of the EEU in full. Establishes the duty of a Russian person who concluded the deal, under which goods imported into Russia from the territories of the States of the Union or leaving the territory of the States of the EAEU, to submit statistical form to the customs authority.

The document also proposed to amend the Code of administrative offences of the Russian Federation, establishing administrative liability for failure to submit or late submission to the customs authorities of statistical forms of accounting of movement of goods or the presentation of false information.

The official representative from the government during consideration of the bill by Felsobanya appointed Deputy head of Federal customs service Tatiana Galendeev.

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