21 Jun 2022 13:22

Agreement reached to charge zero customs duties for certain types of agricultural hardware, components - Russian deputy PM

MINSK. June 21 (Interfax) - The prime ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member countries agreed at their meeting in Minsk to coordinate food security measures, and adopted a decision to cut customs duties on certain types of agricultural hardware and their components to zero, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk said.

"The heads of government discussed issues concerning food security and agreed to more closely coordinate steps to regulate our markets of agricultural products. They also agreed to cut customs duties on components for a number of types of agricultural hardware and on a number of items of agricultural hardware to zero," Overchuk told reporters following a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Minsk.