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Legal changes in the legislation of Azerbaijan
The Law on Amendments to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on “Suspension of inspections in the field of entrepreneurship” dated 20 October 2015 was adopted on 1 February 2022. As per this Law on Amendments, the suspension of inspections in the entrepreneurship field in the Republic of Azerbaijan has been extended for another year until 1 January 2023.
Uzbekistan introduces a new procedure for determining the customs value of imported products
The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan approved the Regulation on the procedure for determining the customs value of goods imported into the customs territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan by Resolution No.160 dated April 6, 2022 (the “Regulation”). Resolution No.160 was adopted in accordance with Decree of the President “On measures to further improve the activities of justice bodies and institutions in the implementation of state legal policy” No.УП-5997 dated May 19, 2020.
Ban on the export of 254 goods from Belarus
On March 23, 2022, the Resolution of the Council of Ministers № 147 came into force, which introduced restrictions on the import of goods from Belarus.
The protection of consumer rights has been strengthened in Uzbekistan
The President signed the Law “On amendments and additions to the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On protection of consumer rights”” No.ЗРУ-746 dated January 18, 2022 (the “Law No.ЗРУ-746”).
In Uzbekistan there have been approved regulatory acts in the field of international transport of goods using the transport international router carnets
In accordance with The Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers “On the approval of some regulatory acts in the field of international transport of goods using the transport international router carnets” dated December 2, 2021 No.727 (the “Resolution No.727”) there were approved the following regulatory acts
The customs authorities of Uzbekistan will make preliminary decisions on the payment of customs duties
In accordance with the Presidential Decree “On simplifying customs procedures and further improving the organizational structure of the State customs service bodies” No.УП-6310 dated September 10, 2021 (the “Decree No.УП-6310”), a Draft Regulation of the State Customs Committee “On the adoption by the customs authorities of a preliminary decision to determine the amount of customs payments payable in relation to goods imported into the Republic of Uzbekistan” (the “Draft”).
A complex of e-commerce information systems “Open Digital Ecosystem” is being launched in Uzbekistan
On November 17, 2021, the Resolution of the President “On improving the administration of electronic commerce and creating favorable conditions for its further development” No.ПП-14 (the “Resolution No.ПП-14”) was adopted.
Tariff quotas for imported goods are introduced in Uzbekistan
The Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No.728 dated December 2, 2021 approved the Regulation on the procedure for the application of tariff quotas in relation to imported goods (the “Regulation on the application of tariff quotas”).
Roadmap “Electronic trade in EAEU
In the scope of the Roadmap, several measures are prescribed. For example, the change of customs regulation in the sphere of external electronic trade, changes in the non-tariff regulation measures, collection of indirect taxes, receiving statistical data, etc.  
EAEU. Pilot project in Belarus
The decision of the EEC Council N81 has come into action on November 5, 2021. It allowed legal entities who are defined as operators of electronic trade in the framework of the Pilot project to submit international goods for the customs procedure of release for the internal consumption before submission of declaration.
The process of working with the cash register equipment is going through significant changes
The process of working with the cash register equipment is going through significant changes. For example, the usage of the payment terminal for one organization of consumer cooperation retail on several trade objects.