25 October 2013, Friday, 18:01
author: Sergey Zakharov
On October 25, the Russian customs officers celebrate their professional holiday. This year 360th anniversary is marked from the date of signing of the Decree by Tsar Alexey Mihailovich on October 25, 1653, which began the state regulation in the field of customs in Russia.
As the chief of Bashkortostan Customs Yuriy Vladimirov informs, from the beginning of current year export-import transactions have been carried out by 567 senders-consignees of goods. The foreign trade turnover has made 1810,1 million dollars, including export — 1346,4 million US dollars (74,4 % from turnover), import — 463,6 million dollars (25,6 %). The export increased by 8,8 %, import decreased by 19,3 %.
Posts of Bashkortostan Customs issued 18930 declarations, from them 14280 — concerning exported and 4650 — concerning the imported goods.
The share of goods turnover of the countries of the far abroad has made 83 %, the CIS countries — 17 %.
The greatest volumes of goods of domestic manufacturers were exported to China, India, Finland and Ukraine. Import of goods from China, Germany, Uzbekistan, France prevailed. Total participants of foreign trade activities supported trade relations with 87 countries of the world.
Above 3 billion 913 million rbl. were transferred to the country budget.
According to the department, 98 % of declarations are already submitted in electronic form through the Internet. Total from the beginning of year 514 participants of foreign trade activities have registered more than 15 thousand electronic customs declarations.