On March 30, an online meeting of the Eurasian Economic Commission's Council was held in Moscow. The meeting was chaired by Alexey Overchuk, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, involving Members of the EEC Council and Mikhail Myasnikovich, Chairman of the EEC Board.
The increased threshold for duty-free importation of goods for natural persons has been extended for another six months. Therefore until October 1 of this year, the threshold for duty-free importation of goods for natural persons will be 1,000 euros and 31 kg for goods transported by a carrier or in postal items, brought in as luggage by all means of transport, except for by air, or on foot.
The Eurasian Economic Commission’s Council decided to grant tariff exemptions in the form of duty-free import of cane raw sugar during the period through to December 31, 2023. Sugar imported to the Republic of Armenia in the amount of no more than 100 ths tons, to the Republic of Kazakhstan – in the amount of no more than 350 ths tons, to the Kyrgyz Republic – in the amount of no more than 50 ths tons and to the Russian Federation – in the amount of no more than 100 ths tons is exempt from import customs duty.
The issue “On draft Protocol on amendments to the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union dated May 29, 2014 in terms of providing financial support for implementing by the Eurasian Economic Union Member States of joint cooperation projects in the manufacturing industries ” was considered. The draft amendments to the Treaty on the EAEU in terms of providing financial support for implementing joint cooperation projects in the manufacturing industries will be sent for the internal legal procedures required for its signing.