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Russian Government legalizes parallel import

We would like to inform you that for the purposes of supplying popular original foreign goods the RF Government has taken the decision to legalize the so-called "parallel import", i.e. to allow import of certain original foreign goods without the permission of the trademark holder.

The relevant Order of the Russian Government №506 (hereinafter the "Order") was signed on March 29, 2022 and came into force on the next day.
In accordance with the Order the Russian Ministry on Industry and Trade shall prepare the list of the original goods based on the federal bodies' proposals.

In accordance with the information from the Russian Government, the goods imported in the framework of parallel import shall be subject to all applicable customs and control procedures. In addition, these goods will also be subject to guaranteed maintenance.