To prevent a shortage of leather raw materials in Belarus, new rates of export customs duties have been established on it. The corresponding order was signed by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on February 1. It is reported by the concern "Bellegprom".
The document provides for rates at the level applicable in the Russian Federation: for the export of leather raw materials of cattle and pork leathers in the amount of 500 euros per 1 ton, as well as for tanned leathers in the amount of 10%, but not less than 90 euros for 1 ton. The initiative to accept new bets belonged to Bellegprom concern. This measure of tariff regulation is not prohibitive, but it is restrictive in relation to the leather stock of Belarusian stocks and meets the common interests of harmonizing export duties in Russia and curbing the export of leather raw materials.
The new rates will provide additional budget revenues and equal conditions for the price factor, as a result of which meat processing organizations and consumer cooperative procurers will be equally interested in the supply of leather raw materials to domestic and foreign markets. In addition, the developers are sure that the document will provide Belarusian tanneries with high-quality raw materials, which will increase the load on their production capacities, reduce the cost of production and make a profit.