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02.04.2024 (Обновлено: 04.04.2024 14:18)

Improvement of customs regulation in the EAEU considered at the CIS International Economic Forum

The prospects for developing customs regulation in the Eurasian Economic Union were presented by Sergei Vladimirov, Director of the EEC Department for Customs Legislation and Law Enforcement Practice, at the session Improving the Mechanisms of Foreign Trade and Customs Administration in the CIS and EAEU Countries within the framework of the International Economic Forum of the CIS Participating States.

Sergei Vladimirov informed the panelists about the Commission's work on the implementation of the Strategy 2025 in terms of e-commerce and development of a unified customs transit system, including the use of navigation seals. He detailed the work concerning the amendments to the Customs Code of the EAEU aimed at simplifying the movement of certain categories of goods across the customs border (containers, fish products, contrailer transportation, etc.), and also shared plans for developing the institution of authorized economic operators.

The Head of the EEC Customs Department emphasized the prospects for further improvement of customs regulation within the framework of implementing the 2030 Declaration.

 Within the framework of the round table dedicated to the issues of establishing seamless transportation along the trans-Eurasian corridors and reducing the administrative burden on foreign trade participants, Sergei Vladimirov spoke about the creation and development of a unified system of customs transit (USCT) in the Union, the development of a mechanism for tracking transported goods using navigation seals, the implementation of the Agreement on Specifics of Ensuring Security in Transit, as well as the next step towards facilitating transportation of goods across the territory of the Union and third countries, namely Agreements on USCT with third parties.

Sergei Vladimirov told about a set of important amendments to the Customs Code of the EAEU aimed at simplifying the movement of certain categories of goods across the customs border of the Union and at improving a number of provisions regarding transportation. Sergei Vladimirov noted that the implementation of those amendments would help increase the volume of transit freight traffic, improve supply security and reduce barriers to trade.