Tajikistan, Russia agree on mutual recognition of customs control results
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 22
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
Tajikistan and Russia have agreed on mutual recognition of customs control results over vegetables and fruits at certain border checkpoints, Tajik media reported on May 22.
The decree of the Government of Tajikistan instructs to approve the protocol signed by the customs departments of Tajikistan and Russia on mutual recognition of the customs control results in respect of certain types of goods.
According to the annex to the protocol, “certain types of goods” means vegetables and fruits.
Among the checkpoints object to the implementation of the protocol, are customs control points at Tajik airports in Dushanbe, Khujand, Kulyab, Kurgan-Tube, and at Russian airports Domodedovo (Moscow), Pulkovo (St. Petersburg) and Tolmachevo (Novosibirsk).
The protocol was signed in October 2017 by Head of the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan Abdufattoh Goib and Head of the Federal Customs Service of Russia Vladimir Bulavin.
Fruits and vegetables are imported mainly from Tajikistan to Russia, and cases of delay and holding of fruits at Russian airports, have become common in recent years.
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