OREANDA-NEWS. On February 4th, 2016 the fee of utilization in the Republic of Belarus, introduced in 2014, has increased: for individuals – by 8.25 times, for legal entities - by 1.65 times. It is stated in the relevant Resolution of Council of Ministers as of 30 January 2016.

It means that the import of vehicle in the territory of Belarus will become much more expensive. The recycling fee will not be charged in case of import of vehicles by legal entities and individual entrepreneurs in the framework of humanitarian or international assistance, as well as facing the income of state. The innovation will affect not only on the Belarusian market, but also on the Russian car dealers that due to the difference in exchange rates are consuming today a part of the sales of the Belarusian colleagues.

According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", only in 2015 in the Republic of Belarus it was registered 50 thousand new passenger cars. In the first 9 months of 2015 it was registered 38.4 thousand units, while it was sold only 18.5 thousand units. Thus, the difference of almost 20 thousand cars includes cars, which were brought into the country. According to experts, the similar figure for the 2015 will be about 25 thousand units.