What are the duties and taxes to be paid importation of goods into Russia?

Import duties are applicable for most goods. The majority of customs duty rates in Russia are ad valorem. There are also specific duties for certain types of imports, calculated by volume, weight or quantity. Some duties have a combined rate. The import VAT rate for most goods is 18% of their customs value, inclusive of customs duty. Food, certain types of children’s goods and some other goods may be subject to 10% or even 0% VAT.