Russia halves VAT rate for imported fruits and berries

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The Russian government has expanded the list of food products that could be delivered to the country at a preferential tax rate.

By Russian government's decree the rate of the value added tax (VAT) for products included in this list is halved from 20 percent to 10 percent.

The list has been supplemented by the following fruits and berries: water melons; melons; grapes; apples; figs; cherries; sweet cherries; quinces; apricots; pears; citruses; etc.

Recall, Tajikistan and Russia in 2018 signed a protocol on mutual recognition of the results of customs control of fruits and vegetables.

According to the statistical data from the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan, the country exported about 30 tons of fresh fruits citruses and melons totaling more than 8,700 USD over the first eleven months last year.

Tajik has exported fruits and vegetables mainly to Russia and Kazakhstan. Meanwhile, the export of Tajik sweet cherry to China has increased in recent years.

Source: Asia plus