Baltic customs transferred to the Federal budget of more than 188 billion rubles

Results of foreign trade in the region of the Baltic customs in Jan-may, 2020.

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.

For five months of 2020 (January-may) Baltic customs transferred to the Federal budget of customs duties and taxes in the amount of 188,643 billion rubles, which is almost at the level of the same period last year (a decrease of 0.009%).

Foreign trade turnover in the region of the Baltic customs made up 13.86 billion U.S. dollars. Foreign economic activity carried 7609 traders.

In January-may 2020 the Baltic customs office has released 137 804 of customs declarations (including import – 122 870, export – 14 934).

A mass load feature of cargo in January-may 2020 compared with the same period last year increased by 70% to 10.66 million tons. The weight, the volume of export cargo increased by 247%, import decreased by 1.7%.

Goods imported from 145 countries of the world. Main importing countries: China (20%), Ecuador (16%), Germany (5%), India (4%), the Republic of Korea (3.7 percent), Argentina (3.4 percent), United States (2.6 percent), Brazil (2.5%), the Netherlands (2,5%), France (2.4 percent).

In the commodity structure of import in weight volume leading fruits (26%), polymeric materials (6%), ferrous metals (5%), organic chemicals (4.7 per cent), equipment (3.8 per cent), mixed chemical products (3%), vehicles (3%), fish and crustaceans (2.9%) and products of processing of vegetables, fruits (2,7%), rubber and products made of them (2.3 percent).

The export of goods was carried out in 150 countries. The main exporting countries were China (26%), Brazil (11%), Turkey (10%), Lithuania (5.4 percent), Belgium (5%), Norway (4%), Finland (3%), United States (2.5 percent), Egypt (3.3 per cent), Netherlands (2.2 percent).

In the commodity structure of export in weight the amount prevailed: fertilizers (31%), ores, slag and ash (20%), wood and articles of wood (15%), ferrous metals (14%), salt, sulphur, earths and stone (12%).

In respect of commodities and food, included in a special list, the customs service established a regime of maximum assistance.

Baltic customs recalls that in the framework of anti-epidemic 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 website of the Northwest customs administration.

Help: Baltic customs (the largest sea border, the Russian customs) is a subdivision of the North-Western customs administration. The region of the Baltic customs – sea port Big port Saint Petersburg, marine multilateral checkpoint Passenger port Saint Petersburg, Kronstadt district of St. Petersburg, municipal formation – the town of Lomonosov, Petrodvortsovy district of St. Petersburg. In the structure of the custom functions 7 custom posts: Turukhtanny, Forest port, Kronstadt, the Harbor, skipper, Bronka and Baltic customs post (CED). The results of the work in 2019, the bulk of transfers to the Federal budget of customs payments in the Northwest region are the Baltic customs. Traditionally, the enumeration be 65-67% of the total volume of SZTU.

The helpline of the Baltic customs – 8 (812) 640 37 02.

Alina Schmidt,
press Secretary of the Baltic customs