Baltic customs: over 152 billion rubles transferred to the Federal budget YTD

During the period of validity of restrictive measures on non-proliferation of novel coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation Russian customs to ensure the smooth execution of the marine moved through the customs border of goods.

All customs posts of the Baltic customs, including the Baltic CED, work in normal mode from 9-00 to 21-00 hours daily (including weekends), with observance of all necessary anti-epidemic measures.

Four months 2020 (January-April) Baltic customs transferred to the Federal budget of customs duties and taxes in the amount of 152,443 billion rubles, which is 4% higher than the same period last year.

For Jan-APR 2020 the trade turnover in the region of the Baltic customs amounted to 11,036 billion US dollars. Foreign economic activity was carried out 7 007 traders.

For Jan-APR 2020 the Baltic customs has released 111 577 customs declarations (including import – 99 430, the export – 12 147).

The weight is decorated volume of cargo in January-April 2020 compared with the same period last year increased by 72% to 8.5 million tons.

The weight, the volume of export cargo increased by 251%, import decreased by 0.3%.

In the first quarter of 2020 the goods were imported from 145 countries of the world. Main importing countries: China (19%), Ecuador (16%), Germany (5.2 percent), India (4.4 per cent), the Republic of Korea (3.8 per cent), Argentina (3%), Morocco (2.8%) and the United States (2,6%), the Netherlands (2,5%), France (2.3 percent).

In the commodity structure of import in weight volume leading fruits (25,9%), polymeric materials (6,4%), ferrous metals (5%), organic chemicals (4.6%), equipment (3.7 percent), vehicles (3%), fish and crustaceans (3%), mixed chemical products (3%), products of processing of vegetables, fruits (2.6%), rubber and products made of them (2.4 per cent).

The export of goods was carried out in 150 countries. The main exporting countries were China (30%), Turkey (10.6 percent), Brazil (8%), Lithuania (4.9%) and Belgium (4.4 per cent), Norway (4.1%) and United States (3%), Finland (2.7 per cent), Egypt (2.5%), the Netherlands (2%).

In the commodity structure of export in weight the amount prevailed: fertilizers (26%), ores, slag and ash (24,5%), wood and articles of wood (14,5%), ferrous metals (14.2 per cent), salt, sulphur, earths and stone (11%).

In respect of commodities and food, included in a special list, the customs service established a regime of maximum assistance. It’s food (flour, butter and sunflower, pasta, canned food, sugar, salt, water, sausage, cereals and more) and food products (antiseptics, masks, wipes, Soaps, hygiene products, goods for children, etc.).

Baltic customs reminds that within the framework of the epidemiological measures in the customs temporarily restricted personal reception of citizens by administration of customs and customs posts. The queries are requested to submit in writing via ground or electronic mail. All contacts of the Baltic customs posted on the page of the Baltic customs.

Alina Schmidt,
press Secretary of the Baltic customs