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Tag: Government of the Russian Federation

Equipment for MDF production will be VAT exempt

24 June 2022 ` 20:29  
The list of equipment whose import will be exempt from the Value-Added Tax (VAT) now includes a line of equipment (including spare parts and components) required for MDF production. The corresponding Decree was signed by Mikhail Mishustin, Chairman...

Government of the Russian Federation left two railway border crossing stations for roundwood export

17 September 2021 ` 19:09  
On July 20, 2021, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted Decree No. 1225 stipulating the points of crossing the Russian state border for exporting from the Russian territory the commodities classified under commodity item 4403 of the...

Russia is implementing a tool of growing private forests on agricultural lands for the first time

5 November 2020 ` 19:03  
New Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1509 of September 21, 2020 “On features of using, safeguarding, protecting and reproducing forests located in agricultural lands” permits forest management activities, including timber harvesting, in agricultural lands;...

The Government hopes to reduce wood waste by exporting wood pellets

1 September 2020 ` 18:11  
The Russian Government hopes to reduce the number of wood waste landfills in the country by encouraging exports of wood pellets and briquettes that can be used as biofuel. That was announced by the press office of the...

Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: Russian economy slows down; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting by regions; The Far East is cutting log exports at a record pace

Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: In the 1 H 2019, the growth rate of the Russian economy slowed down; for 5 months 2019, the European Union reduced the volume of wood pellet imports; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting...

The Government increased export duties on unprocessed soft timber of Far Eastern species

19 September 2019 ` 11:35  
By Decree No. 1169 of September 7, 2019, the Government of the Russian Federation doubled (from 6.5% to 13%) the rates of export customs duties on unprocessed softwood of Far Eastern species (Yezo spruce, Khingan fir, and Dahurian...