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Russia TIR ‘restored’

[ June 11, 2015   //   ]

The Federal Customs Service of Russia says it has resolved the situation with TIR Carnets”and restored its cooperation with the TIR guaranteeing association ASMAP. It has also published a list of border crossing points open to TIR.
Russia’s TIR system had come close to collapse due to a dispute over payment between Customs and ASMAP with TIR facilities were withdrawn from many border crossing points.
The International Road Transport Union said it welcomed the development, but emphasised that the exact list of border crossing points reopened for TIR has not yet been published and that problems cannot be ruled out for the moment.

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