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Concerning the Working Group “Facilitation of Customs Procedures” PDF Print

The working group “Facilitation of Customs Procedures” was set up in 1994 from the date of establishing of the Advisory Council for Foreign Investments in Russia. Throughout its existence, the Group has achieved substantial progress.  The Group took an active part in development and adoption of new Customs Code of the Russian Federation, the proposals were prepared on the Group’s initiative in respect of introduction of amendments into the regulatory enactments, regulating issues of customs formalities and application of special customs procedures, various arrangements were carried out, with participation of representatives of customs service and foreign business circles, for the purpose of explanation of the new customs law.

In 2004, in the context of structural changes in the Government of the Russian Federation, and pursuant to organizational incorporation of the Federal Customs Service into the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Working Group “Facilitation of Customs Procedures” received the status of a sub-group after its incorporation into the FIAC, engaged in government control of the economy of the Russian Federation.

On May 17, 2007, after retiring of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation from the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation,  the sub-group was reassigned the status of a group, thereby, promoting stepping-up of its activities

The Team conducts regular sessions, conferences and round tables with participation of administration of customs authorities of the Russian Federation, which contributes to facilitation of the investment climate in the Russian Federation.

The FIAC members take an active part in work of the Public and Advisory Council for the Customs Policy at the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation, in all meetings of the customs service administration with representatives of business circles. Proposals, made by the FIAC members, always meet with response and understanding of administration of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation while discussing the current situation in the area of customs affairs. In addition, the FIAC members participate in all activities of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation, aimed at management of interaction of customs and business circles by means of contributing to further improvement of the customs law and customs practices in the Russian Federation.

          

 

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