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Trade & Society 17-09-2013

Russia backs down from costly customs dispute, for now

SPECIAL REPORT/ A letter to the head of Russian customs from the EU's top tax official, Algirdas Šemeta, has put a last ditch and temporary stop to a costly dispute that had seen European cargo emptied at the border, the EU commissioner told EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 13-08-2013

Russia puts road haulage measures on ice

The Russian Customs authorities have delayed implementing a measure that would introduce burdensome controls on road cargoes arriving in the country and which the EU believes would lead to serious disruptions in EU-Russia trade.
Economy & Jobs 26-07-2013

EU asks Russia to reconsider truck control measure

Taxation and Customs Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta has sent a letter to the Russian Customs chief asking Moscow to reconsider a measure to introduce additional controls on road cargo, a possible breach of international agreements.