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VISUALLY VERSION
On the unilateral introduction by the Russian Federation of import licensing of aluminum wheels

On July 7, 2018, Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 725 dated June 26, 2018, "On the Import Licensing of Aluminum Wheels" (hereinafter referred to as the Decree), came into effect, according to which from July 1 to December 31, 2018 inclusive, the licensing has been introduced regarding the import to the Russian Federation from non-member states of the Eurasian Economic Union of aluminum wheels classified by code 8708 70 500 9 of the CN FEA EEU originating from the territories of non-member states of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Contracting Parties to the Agreement concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be Fitted and/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of these Prescriptions, done at Geneva on March 20, 1958 (hereinafter referred to as the Agreement), when placed under the customs procedure of release for domestic consumption

In accordance with paragraph 2 of the Decree, the issuance of licenses by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation is subject to the provision by the applicant of a positive opinion of the competent organization performing the functions of the technical secretariat operating under the Agreement on the conformity of aluminum wheels to United Nations Regulation No. 124.

The competent organization performing the functions of the technical secretariat operating under the Agreement according to the official information of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology is the State Research Center of the Russian Federation FSUE “NAMI” (2, Avtomotornaya Street, Moscow, 125438, tel.: +7(495) 456-57-00, fax: +7(495) 456-31-32, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

The list of Russian technical services designated in accordance with the Agreement, including with the scope of activity - UN Regulation No. 124, is posted on the official website of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology: http://www.gost.ru/portal/gost/home/activity/compliance/authorityfuncrions/techper.

 

List of Countries

that are Contracting Parties to the Agreement

Countries Parties to the 1958 Agreement*

(E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.3)

Date of entry into force: Original version: 20 June 1959

Revision 1:10 November 1967

Revision 2:16 October 1995

Revision 3: 14 September 2017 ECE symbols

Contracting Parties

Date of adhesion

E 1

Germany1

28.01.1966

E 2

France

20.06.1959

E 3

Italy

26.04.1963

E 4

Netherlands

29.08.1960

E 5

Sweden

20.06.1959

E 6

Belgium

05.09.1959

E 7

Hungary

02.07.1960

E 8

Czech Republic3

01.01.1993

E 9

Spain

10.10.1961

E 10

Serbia10

12.03.2001

E 11

United Kingdom

16.03.1963

E 12

Austria

11.05.1971

E 13

Luxembourg

12.12.1971

E 14

Switzerland

28.08.1973

E 16

Norway

04.04.1975

E 17

Finland

17.09.1976

E 18

Denmark

20.12.1976

E 19

Romania

21.02.1977

E 20

Poland

13.03.1979

E 21

Portugal

28.03.1980

E 22

Russian Federation

17.02.1987

E 23

Greece

05.12.1992

E 24

Ireland9

24.03.1998

E 25

Croatia5,15

08.10.1991

E 26

Slovenia2

25.06.1991

E 27

Slovakia4

01.01.1993

E 28

Belarus

02.07.1995

E 29

Estonia

01.05.1995

E 30

Republic of Moldova

20.11.2016

E 31

Bosnia and Herzegovina6

06.03.1992

E 32

Latvia

18.01.1999

E 34

Bulgaria

21.01.2000

E 35

Kazakhstan

08.01.2011

E 36

Lithuania

29.03.2002

E 37

Turkey

27.02.1996

E 39

Azerbaijan

14.06.2002

E 40

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia7

17.11.1991

E 42

European Union8

24.03.1998

E 43

Japan

24.11.1998

E 45

Australia

25.04.2000

E 46

Ukraine

30.06.2000

E 47

South Africa

17.06.2001

E 48

New Zealand

26.01.2002

E 49

Cyprus11

01.05.2004

E 50

Malta11

01.05.2004

E 51

Republic of Korea

31.12.2004

E 52

Malaysia12

04.04.2006

E 53

Thailand13

01.05.2006

E 54

Albania

05.11.2011

E 56

Montenegro14

03.06.2006

E 57

San Marino

26.01.2016

E 58

Tunisia

01.01.2008

E 60

Georgia

25.05.2015

E 62

Egypt

03.02.2013

* A daily updated list of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement is available at: http://www.unece.org/trans/conventn/agreem_cp.html#18

1 Effective 3 October 1990, the German Democratic Republic acceded to the Federal Republic of Germany.

2 Succession to Yugoslavia, Depositary notification C.N.439.1992.TREATIES-53 of 18 Mar 1993.

3 Succession to Czechoslovakia, Depositary notification C.N.229.1993.TREATIES of 14 December 1993.

4 Succession to Czechoslovakia, Depositary notification C.N.184.1993.TREATIES, received on 20 July 1994.

5 Succession to Yugoslavia, Depositary notification C.N.66.1994.TREATIES-10 of 31 May 1994.

6 Succession to Yugoslavia, Depositary notification C.N.35.1994.TREATIES of 2 May 1994.

7 Succession to Yugoslavia, Depositary notification C.N.142.1998.TREATIES-33 dated 4 May 1998.

8 Approvals are granted by its Member States using their respective ECE symbol.

9 Not Contracting Party to the Agreement, but by virtue of accession to the Agreement by the European Union on 24 March 1998, Ireland applies the same UN Regulations than the European Union.

10 Succession to Yugoslavia, Depositary notification C.N.276.2001.TREATIES-3 dated 2 April 2001.

11 Not Contracting Parties to the Agreement, but by virtue of accession to the Agreement by the European Union on 1 May 2004, Cyprus and Malta apply the same UN Regulations than the European Union.

12 Not bound by Article 10 of the Agreement.

13 Not bound by any of the UN Regulations, nor by Article 10 of the Agreement.

14 Succession to Yugoslavia, Depositary Notification C.N.1346.2006.TREATIES-3 dated 1 Mar 2007.

15 By virtue of accession to the European Union on 1 July 2013, Croatia applies the same UN Regulations than the European Union.