President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has confirmed ratification of the protocol on making changes in the agreement on rules for defining country of origin of commodities in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The document is posted on the legal information website, reports RIA Novosti.
Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed the document during the session of the Council of Heads of Governments of CIS countries in Ashgabad on May 31.
It is stated that the main changes are technical and are related to the new edition of the list of commodities for foreign economic activity of the CIS having entered into force starting from January 1, 2017. The changes concern food, construction materials, chemical products, equipment, electronic appliances, etc.