of October 6, 2007
The Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation which further are referred to as Parties
based on the Constitutive treaty of Eurasian economic community of October 10, 2000,
for the purpose of ensuring free movement of goods in mutual trade and favorable conditions for trade of custom union with the third countries, and also developments of economic integration of the Parties,
agreed as follows:
The concepts used in this Agreement mean the following:
"single customs area" - the territory consisting of customs areas of the Parties;
"common customs tariff" - the code of rates of the customs duties applied to the goods imported on single customs area from the third countries, systematized according to the Single commodity nomenclature of foreign economic activity;
"custom union" - the form of trade and economic integration of the Parties providing single customs area within which in mutual trade in the goods which are occurring from single customs area, and also coming from the third countries and issued in free circulation on this customs area customs duties and restrictions of economic nature, except for special protective, anti-dumping and countervailing measures are not applied. At the same time the Parties apply common customs tariff and other single measures of regulation of trade in goods with the third countries;
"the third countries" - the states, not being participants of this Agreement.
The decision on consolidation of customs areas of the Parties in single customs area and completion of forming of custom union is accepted by the supreme body of custom union after completion of the following events:
a) establishments and applications of common customs tariff and other single measures of regulation of foreign trade with the third countries;
b) establishments and applications in the relations with the third countries of single trade regime;
c) establishments and applications of procedure for transfer and distribution of customs duties, other duties, the taxes and fees having equivalent action;
d) establishments and applications of single rules of determination of the country of goods' origin;
e) establishments and applications of single rules of determination of customs value of goods;
e) establishments and applications of single methodology of statistics of foreign and mutual trade;
g) establishments and applications of the unified procedure for customs regulation, including single rules of declaration of goods and customs payment and single customs regimes;
h) organizations and functioning of the bodies of custom union performing the activities within the powers allocated with the Parties.
From the moment of creation of single customs area of the Party do not apply customs duties, quantitative restrictions and measures equivalent to them in mutual trade.
Nothing in this Article interferes with the Parties to apply in mutual trade special protective, anti-dumping and countervailing measures, and also the prohibitions and restrictions of import or export necessary for protection of public morals, life or health of the person, animals and plants, protection of the surrounding environment and protection of cultural values provided that such prohibitions and restrictions are not means of unjustified discrimination or the hidden restriction of trade.
If until creation of single customs area the bilateral international treaties existing between the Parties provide more favorable mode concerning the customs duties and charges levied in connection with import or commodity export, methods of collection of such duties and charges governed also the ministerial procedures applied in mutual trade in goods between the Parties in comparison with the mode set by this Agreement, then provisions of such international treaties are applied.
From the moment of creation of single customs area the mode concerning the customs duties and charges levied in connection with import or commodity export, methods of collection of such duties and charges governed also the ministerial procedures applied in connection with import or commodity export which each of the Parties provides to any third country on the basis of the international treaty or actually, cannot be more favorable, than the mode which this Party provides to other Parties.
The disputes between the Parties connected with interpretation and (or) application of this Agreement are permitted by consultations and negotiations of concerned parties, and in case of default of agreement the dispute is submitted to Court of Eurasian economic community.
By mutual consent of the Parties changes and additions which are drawn up by protocols can be made to this Agreement.
This Agreement is subject to ratification.
The procedure for the introduction of this Agreement in force, exit from it and accession to it is determined by the Protocol on procedure for entry into force of the international treaties creating the contractual legal base of custom union, exit of them and accessions to them from "__" ________ 200_ g.
It is made in the city of Dushanbe on October 6, 2007 in one authentic copy in Russian.
The authentic copy of this Agreement is stored in Integration Committee of EurAsEC which is depositary of this Agreement and will send to each Party its verified copy.
For the Republic of Belarus
For the Russian Federation
For the Republic of Kazakhstan
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