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bulavinvi_eng Vladimir Ivanovich Bulavin
 Head of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation
Russia and Brazil step up cooperation in the customs sphere

On June 21, 2017 in the State Kremlin Palace in the presence of the presidents of Russia and Brazil, the head of the FCS of Russia Vladimir Bulavin and the Secretary of Federal Revenues of the Ministry of Finance of Brazil Jorge Antonio Deer Rashid signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the FCS of Russia and the Secretariat of Federal Revenues of the Ministry of Finance of Brazil on the organization of the information exchange on goods and vehicles transported between the two countries.

The Memorandum will be the first step towards creating a Green Corridor for Brazilian goods. The essence of the project is the receipt of advance information on the arrival of goods and the recognition of the results of customs control of the customs partner.

In addition, on the sidelines of the meeting of the presidents, the head of the FCS of Russia Vladimir Bulavin and the Minister of the Industry of Foreign Trade and Services of Brazil Marcos Antonio Pereira signed a bilateral Protocol on Cooperation, Information Exchange and Mutual Assistance within the Unified Tariff Preferences System of the Eurasian Economic Union, which greatly simplify the procedure for verifying certificates of origin of Brazilian goods.

The signing of the documents in the Kremlin was preceded by the talks between Vladimir Bulavin and Jorge Antonio Deer Rashid at the headquarters of the FCS of Russia, during which the parties discussed topical issues of cooperation between the customs services of Russia and Brazil, both in bilateral format and within the framework of the BRICS.

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In particular, issues of further implementation of the signed memorandum, customs control after the release of goods, mutual recognition of authorized economic operators, the functioning of the BRICS Customs Cooperation Committee created in 2016, as well as prospects for bilateral cooperation in currency control were considered.