Trading with the Russian Federation – documents you absolutely need to know before

The conveniences of the Russian Federation commerce are widely known. In a background of general financial expansion, also stimulated by the action of legislatorian and governmental reform, the occurrence of strong national demand increase has to face the limits of the current Russian manufacture structure, occurring in huge possibilities for industries in other countries keen to meet Russian request, both customer and instrumental goods.


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The regulatory framework in Russia is very diverse from the European background in which we are used to moving with agility. If the convention of reciprocal acceptance in the EC market is obligatory and binding certificate, which is only requested for some hazardous or high-risk products in Russia, majority of the items intended for retailing on the domestic markets of the federation must be authorized to verify product conformity to Russian national standards. Considering the authentication of foreign goods is not precisely the duty of the customs authorities, they are narrowed to controlling the existence and validity of the papers guaranteeing the characteristics of the import products. The main evidence is the certification of conformity issued under the compulsory GOST Certification System.

This internal certification system has been introduced to safeguard public health and guarantee the safety and quality of imported items that have overwhelmed the domestic markets of ex-USSRs.