Izvestia: Russian duties on foreign furniture wanted to be increased to 50%
IN Russia wanted to increase duties on foreign wooden and upholstered furniture, as well as mattresses from 8-12.5% to 50%. On this subject to write “News”.
It should be noted that the new fee will be applied to manufacturers from hostile countries. AMDPR CEO Timur Irtuganov said they are developing Ministry of Industry and TradeMinistry of Finance and Ministry of Economic Development.
“A rather paradoxical situation has developed: the markets of hostile countries are closed to us, while European manufacturers feel quite comfortable in the Russian domestic market and supply their furniture to us,” he said.
According to the CEO of “Infoline-analytics” Mikhail Burmistrovtaking into account the high customs duties, European furniture prices will increase by about 60%.
Previously reportedthat the sanctions sharply reduced Russian furniture exports to Europe – at the end of 2022 they fell by 39%, to 29.5 billion rubles.