The Cabinet has approved a draft agreement on customs cooperation with Paraguay

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite in photobacteria the government House. Archival photoThe Cabinet has approved a draft agreement on customs cooperation with Paraguay© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite the image Bank

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has approved a draft agreement between Russia and Paraguay on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters, the relevant document published on the website of the Cabinet on Friday.

«Signed by order of the government of the Russian Federation approved a draft agreement between the government of the Russian Federation and the government of the Republic of Paraguay on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs Affairs… the implementation of the agreement in case of its signing will promote the creation of favorable conditions for trade development between Russia and Paraguay, customs cooperation to improve the effectiveness of the fight against customs offences», — stated in the explanatory note of the order of November 3, 2018.

The project involves the mutual assistance of customs services, the exchange of information to ensure proper application of customs legislation, prevention, investigation and suppression of customs offences, as well as of levying customs duties in full.

The draft agreement was submitted by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.

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