Export of Russian grains may be subject to tariff quota




Export of grains from Russia may be subject to tariff quota. It is supposed to be implemented since February 15, 2021, informed Interfax Agency citing a source familiar with the matter.

“There is an offer to implement the tariff quota on grain export. Particularly, the duty on wheat within the quota may be 25 euro per tonne”, - the source said.

The duty to be zero for other grains falling within the scope of the quota - rye, barley and corn. The export of grains outside the quota may be subject to the duty in the volume of 50% of the customs value but not less than 100 euro per tonne.

There is an offer not to implement previously discussed export duty at 2’000 RUR per tonne and non-tariff export quota. The corresponding draft decree was sent to the government of Russia.

The quota is offered to remain at 17.5 mln tonnes. It is supposed to be implemented from February 15 to June 30, 2021. It should not cover supplies to the EAEU and grain seeds.