27.03.2020

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On 27 March 2020 the Eurasian Economic College and Council adopted the following decisions:

  • Until 30 September 2020, exempt goods imported into the EAEU from the import duty in order to implement measures aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus infection, including such goods as medical masks, equipment, bandages, stretchers, reagents and other goods, according to the approved to the list [1].
  • Until 30 September 2020, it is prohibited to export from the EAEU customs territory personal protective equipment, protective and disinfectants, medical supplies and materials included in Section 10.1 of the list [2].

About GRATA International

GRATA International is the largest independent Kazakhstani law firm, and one of the leading law firms in Central Asia and the Caspian Region. GRATA has provided a wide range of legal services in these regions for over 25 years.

Throughout its existence the Firm has developed an experienced tax and customs practice. In view of this, in 2005 the tax and customs department were formed.  Unlike many consulting companies, GRATA’s tax and customs team comprised mainly of lawyers and auditors who have experience of working in the tax and customs authorities. This feature enables us to provide our clients not only correct but practically feasible advice.

Services

  • Advising on customs regulations of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the EAEU;
  • Advising on the classification of goods;
  • Appealing against decisions and actions of customs authorities to higher authorities;
  • Appealing against decisions and actions of customs authorities to the courts of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Customs audit of foreign trade and customs operations of foreign trade activity players;
  • Legal support of customs inspections.

For additional information, please visit www.gratanet.com, or contact:

This alert for informational purposes only and shall not be treated as a legal advice. GRATA International is not responsible for any consequences arising from the use of the aforementioned information without its consent.

For additional information, please visit www.gratanet.com, or contact:

Assel Ilyassova

Partner

Head of Tax Department

+7 (727) 2445-777

+7 (701) 763-07-14

ailyassova@gratanet.com

This alert for informational purposes only and shall not be treated as a legal advice. GRATA International is not responsible for any consequences arising from the use of the aforementioned information without its consent.

[1] Decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated 16.03.2020 No. 21 "On Amending Certain Decisions of the Commission of the Customs Union and on Approving the List of Goods Imported into the Customs Territory of the Eurasian Economic Union with a view to the Implementation of Measures by the Member States of the Eurasian Economic Union to Prevent and Prevent spread of coronavirus infection 2019-nCoV "

[2] Appendix No. 1 to the Decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated 21 April 2015 No. 30 “On measures of non-tariff regulation”

Locations
Author: Assel Ilyasova
Location:
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Practice area:
Corporate and M&A
International Trade, Customs and WTO
Subsoil Use
Tax
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