The Eurasian economic Commission (EEC) from September 2017 zeroed the customs duty on imported raw material for knitting production, and on January 2, 2018 will come into force a zero duty on certain artificial viscose fiber. These measures, as noted in the Ministry of industry and trade, will reduce the cost of finished products and increase its competitiveness. In the future, such plans to do in relation to synthetic textiles. It is reported Vesti.Economy.
Industry representatives believe that now up to 70% for light industry raw material is imported.
Experts believe that the zero import duty will reduce the cost produced in Russia clothing by 10%. At the same time, in the framework of the EEC finalized the projects on import substitution in the sector of light industry, the beginning of their implementation is scheduled for 2019.
At the same time, the zero duty for the period until 2019 will allow to stabilize the prices of a number of textile products, write «news» referring to words of the President of the Association of children’s goods industry Antonina Tsitsulina.
According to her, the prices are definitely stabiliziruemost, but to talk about the price drop I can’t say this because the final price is influenced by many factors, such as rising fuel prices. But the effect of zero tariffs will be felt throughout the production chain.