“The issue is currently being settled, and our delegation will work with the relevant ministries of the Russian Federation. The Russian prime minister has given such instructions. Yesterday, we discussed almost all the issues that needed to be addressed, but let’s not run ahead,” Azarov said in Luhansk on Saturday.
As reported, the law on the introduction of a 30% vehicle recycling tax took effect in Russia on September 1, 2012. According to the law, the tax will be paid on every vehicle imported to Russia, with the aim of protecting the environment.
Lawyers say the introduction of the vehicle recycling tax is a violation of a national regime, one of the basic principles of the World Trade Organization (WTO).