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
Since the end of September, the customs received an order to collect arrears to the budget.
A couple of years ago, a huge number of fakes for Korean auto parts came to Russia from China and Turkey. Read more