The Russian government has allowed parallel imports of some car brands

The Russian government has allowed parallel imports of some car brands


 

RBK.- The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia has published a list of goods that can be imported into the country without the permission of the brand owner (so called parallel imports).

The document, which consists of more than 20 pages, covers many car brands, such as Land Rover, Jaguar, Bentley, Hummer, Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Maybach, Lexus, Infinity, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Maserati, Bugatti.

In addition, it is now possible to import Toyota, Volkswagen, Skoda, BMW, Renault, Audi, MINI and Nissan cars and spare parts to Russia.

In March and April 2022 many carmakers announced the suspension of car deliveries to Russia, as well as the cessation of the car production in the country. These include Volkswagen, Skoda, Mercedes-Benz and BMW.

In addition, in March 2022 the European Union imposed an embargo on the delivery of vehicles valued more than 50,000 euros. Similar restrictions on importing expensive cars have been introduced by the United States and Japan.