About the rules of import into the Russian Federation cognac distillates
For the purposes of compliance by participants of foreign economic activities law, the EEC and the legislation of the Russian Federation when importing the cognac distillates in the Russian Federation the Federal customs service of Russia informs about the following.
Cognac distillates, imported to the Russian Federation must be safe (paragraph 1 of article 53 of the Treaty on the Eurasian economic Union of 29 may 2014).
Safety of products is confirmed by performing the procedures of conformity assessment, established by the technical regulations of the Customs Union “On safety of food products” (Commission Decision Customs Union of 09.12.2011 № 880).
The document confirming the safety of cognac distillates is a Declaration of conformity (article 23 of the technical regulations of the Customs Union “On safety of food products”), which shall be presented to the customs authorities.
In order to obtain the Declaration of conformity is necessary to conduct researches (tests) of samples of cognac distillates (Decision of the Board of Eurasian economic Commission dated 25.12.2012 № 293, the Decision of the Board of Eurasian economic Commission dated 25.12.2012 № 294). To conduct these studies interested persons should import into the Russian Federation of samples with their obligatory declarations to the customs authorities (article 104 of the EAEU Customs code).
Please note that the FCS of Russia jointly with the Federal accreditation service developed Recommendations on the procedure of customs operations related to import into the Russian Federation of the goods as samples and specimens for the purpose of conducting research and testing products.
The joint Recommendation is available on the official website of the FCS of Russia www.customs.m (“Site for traders”, “Prohibitions and restrictions”, “Security of imported goods”, “regulations”).
Additionally, we inform that in accordance with the regulations on the procedure of import documents proving the compliance of products (commodities) with mandatory requirements, or information about such documents may not be submitted to the customs authorities for goods imported as samples and specimens for conducting research and testing, the quality of components goods or materials (materials) for products manufactured in circulation in the territory of a member state of the EEU (the Decision of Board of Eurasian economic Commission dated 25.12.2012 № 294).
It should be noted that compliance with the requirements of law, the EEC and the legislation of the Russian Federation will allow to exclude the application of the customs authorities of additional forms of customs control that will have a significant impact on minimizing the time and cost of participants in foreign economic activities when carrying out customs operations.
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