Export to Russia means for foreign companies to reach a new level. For some companies, the priority is an import from Russia. Foreign business requires an independent representative. Some procedures can be performed only by a company registered in Russia.

How to do export to Russia

It is difficult for foreign partners to study the Russian market on their own. In addition, it is necessary to take into account the local business culture.

Russia has an agreement with the CIS countries on free trade. However, there are goods for which sanitary certificates, GOST certificates or special licenses are required. NH Logistics provides services for collect the all necessary documents. Also, we will help to pass customs with minimum expenses.






Which products does Russia export

  • Petroleum.
  • Bituminous oils.
  • Coal and other solid fuels.
  • Iron and steel billets.
  • Wheat and other grains.

What does Russia import

  • Transport means.
  • Automobile spare parts.
  • Pharmaceutical products.
  • Plastic.
  • Metal billets.
  • Meat, fruits, and nuts.

These goods import is allowed with the special state structures permission:

  • Combat weapons.
  • Hazardous waste.
  • Video and audio equipment for surveillance and reconnaissance.
  • Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
  • Pesticide.
  • Human organs, tissues, blood.
  • Aerosols that destroy the ozone layer.

NH Logistics provides services for mandatory and voluntary certification, including GOST. We have a license for most of the goods, including complex medical equipment.

Large Russia airports and ports

St. Petersburg`s port is the largest Russian container port.

The largest airports are:

  • Sheremetyevo International Airport.
  • Domodedovo International Airport.
  • Vladivostok International Airport.
  • Pulkovo Airport.

NH Logistics will find the best route for you. Delivery by any means of transport or their combination.

Import and export taxes classification

Most customs tariff rates are ad valorem. But many duties calculated depending on the goods group, weight, volume. The tax rate on alcohol is 100%. At the same time, some printed products or promotional samples are not subject to duties. On average, the amount is 5-20% of the cargo value.

Some goods are subject to excise tax. For food 10% a value-added tax (VAT) is charged. Most other goods 18% VAT is set. Excises are applied mainly to tobacco products and alcoholic beverages. The taxes also depends on the importer. Individuals and commercial organizations operate at different rates.

Tariff rates are regulated by the Unified Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Contact NH Logistics to calculate all costs correctly! Also, you can transfer the whole logistics chain to outsourcing.

Logistics services

NH Logistics provides comprehensive imports and exports services to Russia and CIS Countries:

  • DDP delivery.
  • Customs clearance.
  • Certification GOST.
  • E-commerce.
  • Airfreight treatment agents.
  • Keeping stock in Russia.
  • Sales of products through a trading houses network.

Make your business easier and more profitable! Contact NH Logistics.