The Ministry has retained a plan to raise the car recycling fee on cars in average by 15%

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in potomacfever driving carThe Ministry has retained a plan to raise the car recycling fee on cars in average by 15%© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

The Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation maintains plans for indexing utilsbora in 2018 for all categories of vehicles with an average 15%, told journalists the head of the Ministry Denis Manturov on the sidelines of the Gaidar forum.

«As for the cars, which today has significantly increased the excise duty, we, of course, provided for, shall we say, addressing fiscal challenges, but we’ll keep the balance to increase, indexation, on average it will be about 15%», — said the Minister, adding that we are talking about the aggregate figure for all types of vehicles.

The newspaper «Kommersant» reported on Tuesday, citing data from the Protocol of the meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, the government will significantly raise the recycling fee for some types of machines. According to the newspaper, on cars with an engine capacity of 1 litre, the collection will grow by 16%, with an engine of 1-2 litres — 90%, 2-3 liters is 49%. On cars with an engine capacity of 3 liters and more growth rates will not be. Indexation of duty on electric cars will account for 14.8 per cent, light commercial vehicles (LCV) — 15%, with the exception of the category of 2.5–3.5 tons, for which the collection will grow by about 52%.

The RIA Novosti media group «Russia today» is the official news Agency of the Gaidar forum in 2018. The organizer of the forum «Russia and the world: aims and values» is the Russian Academy of national economy and state service under the President of the Russian Federation (Ranepa).

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