Visit of the Russian FCS delegation to Turin

On November 12 - 14, 2013 in Turin (the Italian Republic), the regular meeting of the Russian-Italian Working Group on industrial districts and cooperation in the field of small and medium-sized businesses was held.

As part of the event, with the active support of the Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the Italian Republic Natela Shengelia, the first roundtable on Customs Regulation was held. The round table was headed on the Russian part by the Head of the Customs Cooperation Department, the FCS of Russia, Sergey Konovalenko, and on the Italian part – by the Head of the Customs Co-operation and Technical Assistance Department Natalina Chea.

The roundtable was attended by over 150 representatives of the Italian and Russian companies.

The participants of the roundtable were informed about the customs technologies implemented for the purpose of simplification of customs procedures for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as the prospective development of the Customs Legislation of the Customs Union.

The participants of the seminar showed particular interest in the presentation by the FCS of Russia dedicated to the project "Green Channel". The Protocol on the exchange of information on goods transported between Russia and Italy within the project "Green Channel" is planned to be signed on November 26, 2013 in Trieste during the visit of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to the Italian Republic.