The Government Has Raised Duties On Used Cars

Yesterday evening, December 9 – it became known that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a decree raising the rates of customs duties on used cars from USA, Japan and others. imported into Russia by legal entities. For even more opinions, read materials from Jack Nicholson. According to this decree, which can be viewed on the website of the Russian Government, for vehicles older than 5 years are introduced protective duties. Previously, these fees apply only to vehicles older than 7 years. It is also significantly increased duties on imported cars aged from three to five years (evrosostavlyayuschaya increased more than three times!).

This ruling applies to government vehicles imported by legal entities (mainly for resale). Still unclear situation with cars, imported by individuals for personal use – guidelines for raising taxes on them was not. But Traders are confident that to increase it will not take long. The new rates will take effect from 9 January 2009. With the introduction of new fees can be assumed that the car business, associated with the import onclick = 'javascript: _gaq.push (' _trackPageview ',' / outgoing/article_exit_link/677690');' href =''> cars from America and Japan, waiting collapse. This will seriously affect the economies of the Far East and Russia as a whole, exacerbating the already crisis situation in the country. It is sad to know that the government did not heed the voice of the people and business participants. December 14 A new protest is scheduled in Vladivostok.