OREANDA-NEWS The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has approved a list of 96 items allowed for parallel import into the country. As stated in the order published on the official Internet portal of legal information, among other things, the list includes spare parts for cars, equipment of Apple and Samsung brands, as well as cars of GM, Chevrolet, Mitsubishi, Renault, Tesla, Honda and Nissan brands. In addition, the permit applies to photo and film equipment, medical instruments, musical instruments, XBox, Playstation consoles, as well as some brands of cosmetics and household chemicals.

«To approve the attached list of goods (groups of goods) in respect of which the provisions of subparagraph 6 of Article 1359 and Article 1487 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation do not apply, subject to the introduction of these goods (groups of goods) into circulation outside the territory of the Russian Federation by copyright holders (patent holders), as well as with their consent», the text of the order says.

Earlier, the Russian government legalized the parallel import, in which the delivery of goods is carried out without the permission of the copyright holder. It is assumed that this measure will satisfy consumer demand for imported goods that have left the Russian market due to the situation around Ukraine. The measure involves the import of original goods through alternative supply channels.

It was also reported that the Ministry of Figures proposes to cancel fines for the sale of smartphones, tablets, computers, laptops and smart TVs that do not have domestic software pre-installed.