Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Russia
Commodity Group
Meat
Commodity
Live animals
Date
01/07/2012
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import duties
Description
Cut the import duty for shipments inside the annual quota of 430 000 tonnes (kept equal until 2020) to zero following the formal access to the WTO on August, 22 2012, and reduced above-quota duty from 75% to 65%. After 2020, the import quota will be replaced by a flat 25% duty. Further, the import duty for livestock was reduced to 5%, and for sub products to 15%.