Cargo carriers have been developing the eastern direction for a long time. According to the plans of the Russian government, by 2024 the volume of rail transit by containers should increase by 4 times. First of all, this is due to the expansion of the transport corridor between China and Europe, which runs through the Urals. The trade turnover between the Ural region and China is also growing. In 2017, the volume of imports from China to the Sverdlovsk region tripled, and exports to China by enterprises of the Sverdlovsk region increased 3.2 times. The total trade turnover has passed the mark of $ 1.3 billion. Trade relations between the Sverdlovsk region and Kazakhstan are also in a stage of rapid development. In the same year 2017, the volume of imports increased by 36%, and exports — by 23%. The total trade turnover has become more than $ 1.2 billion.
Vladmorrybport OJSC is preparing to launch a new coal transshipment project in the center of Vladivostok. The news about the design of the ship loading complex at berth No. 46 appeared on the Public Procurement website at the end of 2018. It is interesting to note that we are talking about a berth where coal transshipment should be stopped before 2020. This is stated in the official agreement concluded in January 2018 with the administration of Primorsky Krai. The actions of Vladmorrybport appear to conflict with the promise and policy of the state regulator.
The first electronic customs office was opened in October 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod. It is planned that by the end of 2020, the centers will operate in 16 cities of the Russian Federation. Electronic exchange of information on imported goods will speed up the clearance of goods between customs authorities and foreign trade participants. In addition, it will reduce the time spent on customs procedures and inspection of goods at ports (it will become visual). The electronic declaration centers will interact with the existing customs offices to exchange electronic information.
Who is a surveyor?
This is an independent 3rd person (forwarder) giving an opinion on the quality of loading and unloading of goods. Most often, their services are used in assessing the condition of perishable goods. Read more
Earlier we wrote that every year the customs gets the missing funds to the budget at the expense of importers. This procedure is quite common, I would even call it a "tradition" – to patch holes in the budget at the expense of "unkillable" Russian business. In light of these events, many carrier companies, to put it mildly, are not coping with their duties. Read more