The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) held a meeting with representatives of government bodies and business community on the labeling of goods with EAC marking. The issue is that Russian customs authorities require products to be tagged with EAC label before going through customs clearance.
The Eurasian Intergovernmental Council held a meeting in Armenia on April 30. The main topics of the discussion were: Implementation of the digital agenda of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU); Removal of barriers to the domestic market of the EAEU; Industrial cooperation and trade; Customs cooperation.
On May 19, 2019, the decision No. 60 of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission with the amendments prepared for the list of standards of the technical regulation “On safety of packaging” will come into force. This is a list of standards with rules for sampling, methods of testing and measurement used to assess the conformity of packaging with TR CU 005/2011.
The scheme 5d is used for the machines and (or) equipment used at hazardous production facilities, if it is impossible to carry out tests in full before installing them at the place of operation and when the applicant for conformity assessment does not apply the standards described in TR CU 010/2011 technical regulations, including for innovative products.
On May 7, 2019 begins a public discussion on the draft amendments No. 1 to the technical regulation of the Customs Union “On safety of equipment for work in explosive environments” (TR CU 012/2011). The changes are aimed at adding to the regulation the requirements for cable products and electronic devices used in methane gas hazardous mines.
Starting from July 1, 2019, every pair of shoes imported to Russia should have its unique qr code. It is essential to have marking on every box in order to pass customs clearance smoothly. Qr codes help to track the items and should be scanned when the product is sold to the customer.
From March 1, 2020 electrical and radio electronics products in the Eurasian Economic Union should comply with the requirements of the TR CU 037/2016 “On the restriction of the use of hazardous substances in electrotechnical and radio-electric products”.
When passing through customs clearance, customs declarant may provide a certificate / declaration of conformity after the release of goods, but no later than 45 days after the release of the goods.In order to do this, the declarant should submit a reasoned appeal, which contains the following.
From April 3 to May 3, 2019, the Eurasian Economic Union holds a public discussion of the draft decision of the EEC Board with the program for the development, revision and amendment of standards for compliance with the requirements of TR CU 032/2013 "On safety of equipment operating under excessive pressure".
EAC is the key document required when you export to Eurasian Conformity countries. Currently, the Custom Union includes 5 countries: Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Kazakhstan. This document is needed both for sales and customs clearance procedures. The unified form of the certificate was approved by the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated December 25, 2012 No. 293.
Due to recent changes in requirements for Fire certificate as well as tightening of fire safety standards, site audit is obligatory to obtain this document. During site audit experts check at the production site quality of products and their compliance with fire standards.
Project on new amendments of the lists of standards required for Technical Regulations of the Customs Union “On the Safety of Toys” (TR CU 008/2011) is under public discussion from March 25 to April 24 2019.
Due to the tightening of requirements in EAC certification, Cargo Customs Declaration (CCD) is now obligatory to register Declaration/Certificate TR CU. Thus, the samples which value is more than 150 euro should go through the customs clearance.
On March 25, 2019, new decision of the board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) No. 41 was officially published. The decision shows the changes in the lists of equipment that requires a certificate of conformity with the technical regulations of the Customs Union “On the safety of low-voltage equipment” (TR CU 004/2011) and “Electromagnetic Compatibility of Technical Means” (TR CU 020/2011).
Compliance has always been a sophisticated domain. This business is full of multiple-step procedures and complex terms that may be hard to understand for a newcomer to the field. In order to make the ends meet, it is always necessary to communicate clearly and efficiently.