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Russia submits a new proposal for a container decree

Russia submits a new proposal for a container decree

News article 03.08.2009 13.17 fi en

Ms Anu Vehviläinen, Finland's Minister of Transport, has received a letter from Mr Igor Levitin, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, telling that the Russian Customs Services has redrafted the proposal for a decree on container imports.

Ms Anu Vehviläinen, Finland's Minister of Transport, has this week received a letter from Mr Igor Levitin, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, telling that the Russian Customs Services has redrafted the proposal for a decree on container imports. He said that the Russian Ministry of Transport considers it important to maintain competitiveness between the different transport modes. The Russian Ministry of Transport has not yet taken an official stand on the new draft.

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications has requested the Russian Transport Ministry to provide further information on the contents of the draft decree.