Employees of the Tyumen customs has stopped the export of medical supplies to Kazakhstan

During the operational cooperation of Border management of FSB of Russia on Kurgan and Tyumen regions was arrested and transferred to the Tyumen customs 2 vehicles carrying General cargo.

As a result of the inspection, the customs officers revealed medical personal protective equipment: gloves more than 14 thousand units, as well as, antiseptic disinfectants weighing about a ton and a half.

Cars with the goods prohibited to be exported from the territory of the Russian Federation, followed the route Yekaterinburg – Karaganda.

According to the results of customs control in respect of carriers filed 2 cases on administrative offences under article 16.3 of the administrative code of the Russian Federation, the goods seized.

At the moment the court has decided on the confiscation of the total volume of goods and the transfer of the operational headquarters for the conduct of activities to prevent the introduction and spread of novel coronavirus infection in the territory of the Kurgan region.


In accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation from 02 March 2020 № 223 “ON INTRODUCTION of TEMPORARY BAN ON the EXPORT of certain PRODUCTS FROM the RUSSIAN FEDERATION” from March 02, 2020 introduced a temporary ban on the export from the territory of the Russian Federation, including on the territory of member countries of the Eurasian economic Union of medical products, with the exception of international humanitarian assistance to foreign countries, and export by individuals for personal use materials and items one time use pertaining to this product.

In the list of products includes medical materials, such as respirators, protective goggles, medical masks, medical protective suits, Shoe covers and other personal protective equipment.

The attention of participants of foreign trade activities, this prohibition applies to products that are released for export prior to the entry into force of the Decision, but the actual export of which is not carried out prior to introduction of the restrictions.


Press team of the Tyumen customs