Additional restrictions on export of food products which were adopted in connection with the distribution of COVID-19
On 31 March 2020, the Eurasian Economic College adopted an additional decision aimed at establishing a temporary export ban of food products from the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union
Support of export and import during the period of combating the spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19)
The Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan ‘On priority measures to mitigate the negative impact on sectors of the economy by the coronavirus pandemic and global crises’ No. UP-5969 dated March 19, 2020, envisages a number of measures to mitigate possible negative consequences for business entities and citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Measures to support participants in foreign economic activity in connection with the declaration of the state of emergency in Kazakhstan
In connection with the declaration of the state of emergency in Kazakhstan, the Government has been taken the measures regarding customs regulation
New EAEU Decisions Adopted in Connection with the Distribution of COVID-19
On 27 March 2020 the Eurasian Economic College and Council adopted the decisions in connection with the distribution of COVID-19
Enactment of the new rules on issue of accompanying notes is postponed until 1 July 2020
As follows from our previous alert, the new rules on issue and circulation of accompanying notes in respect of goods were published on 31 December 2019. According to these rules the biofuel suppliers would have been obliged to issue the accompanying notes effective 1 January 2020.
Changes in the procedure for filling out customs declarations and rules for the temporary storage
The order of the First Deputy of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan and in the same capacity the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 5 February 2020 No. 110 “On Amendments and Additions to some Orders of the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan” (hereinafter – “the Order”) came into effect on 23 February 2020.
On the Decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission about provision of documents confirming the origin of cash
The Decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated 6 August 2019 No. 130 On provision of documents confirming the origin of cash and (or) cash instruments (hereinafter – ‘Decision’) came into effect on 4 February 2020.
Changes to the Decisions of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission
A number of Decisions of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission related to the customs declaration on goods comes into effect on 1 February 2020.
Changes to the list of WTO exemptions
The Eurasian Economic Commission adopted a decision No. 109 dated 19 December 2019 . This decision expands the list of goods in which respect Kazakhstan, as a condition for its WTO accession, applies the rates of import customs duties which are lower than the rates of customs duties under the Common customs tariff of the EAEU.
Review of Precedents in Appealing against Decisions of Customs Authorities
Disputes between importers and customs authorities are complex cases. The implementation of electronic declaring and a risk management control system, as well as a change in the approach of customs control led to an increase in customs audits of participants of foreign economic activity, and, consequently, to an increase in the number of customs disputes.
International companies: a new way of doing business in Russia
The Federal Law dated 03 August 2018 No. 290-FZ “On International Companies” (“Law No. 290-FZ”) defines the legal status of international companies - an economic organisation with the status of an international company registered in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities (USRLE) in connection with the change of a personal law by a foreign legal entity by way of redomiciliation, specific features of its activities, reorganisation and liquidation, as well as the recording and exercising of rights to its securities.
Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements in the territoryof Russia
Stable international cooperation in the area of trade and civil turnover is only possible where foreign counterparties and businessmen are confident about protection of their rights in the territory of a foreign state.