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Amendments to the “Preferential and simplified Rules for the movement of goods across the customs border by individuals not intended for production or commercial purposes"
The decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan № 303 dated 21 August 2020 on amendments to the “Preferential and simplified Rules for the movement of goods across the customs border by individuals not intended for production or commercial purposes" approved by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan № 305 dated 14 October 2013.
Regulation on the application of the Convention on Temporary Admission has been approved
The State Customs Committee has approved the Regulation “On the application of the Convention on Temporary Admission (Istanbul, 26 June 1990)”. The Regulation defines the procedure for the convention on temporary import in customs control and customs clearance of goods on the customs border of Uzbekistan.
The government of the Russian Federation approved the ratification of the free trade zone agreement (FTA) between the EEU and Serbia
This agreement opens up opportunities for duty-free trade between the Republic of Serbia and the EEU member countries, namely Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus and Armenia.
Special Commission has been created for the accession of Uzbekistan to the WTO
For the purposes of acceleration and improvement of the preparation of Uzbekistan in the process of accession to the World Trade Organization (the “WTO”), a special inter-ministerial commission (the “Commission”) has been created. Its main tasks and functions are determined by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On approval of regulation on Inter-ministerial commission to work with the World Trade Organization" № 339 dated 28 May 2020 (the “Resolution № 339”).
Customs incentives for imported construction equipment in Uzbekistan
The President of Uzbekistan signed a Resolution “On measures to accelerate the construction of multistorey block of flats in the regions” No.ПП-4718 dated 19 May 2020 (“Resolution No.ПП-4718”) aimed at immediate elimination of the consequences of emergency incidents that occurred in the Bukhara and Sirdaryo regions, as well as accelerated urbanization in all regions of the Republic.
Azerbaijan merger control
Produced in partnership with GRATA Law Firm
A conversation with Ummi Jalilova, executive director of the Azerbaijan practice of regional law firm GRATA Law Firm, on key issues on merger control in Azerbaijan. NOTE–to see whether notification thresholds in Azerbaijan and throughout the world are met, see Where to Notify.
President of Uzbekistan signed the Resolution supporting exporters
On May 7, 2020, there was signed the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On measures to further support export activities” No.ПП-4707 (the “Resolution No.ПП-4707”), aimed at stimulating the export activities of business entities by increasing the volume of exports.
A new procedure for monitoring of foreign trade operations is approved in Uzbekistan
In order to optimize the monitoring of foreign trade operations in the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as to simplify the procedure for recording information on foreign trade contracts and invoices in a Unified electronic information system of foreign trade operations (the "UEISFTO"), the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers “On measures to further improve the monitoring of foreign trade operations in the Republic of Uzbekistan” No.283 dated May 14, 2020 approved the Regulation “On the procedure for monitoring and control of foreign trade operations” (the “Regulation”).
GRATA International spoke at the meeting of the Tax, Customs & Law Working Group
On May 6, 2020, the Union of German Economy in the Republic of Kazakhstan held a working meeting in the framework of the Emergency period.
On approval of a number of legal regulatory documents in the field of customs regulation
In order to implement the requirements of the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "On Customs Regulation", the resolution approved: