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Licensing of scrap procurement activity is abolished In Kazakhstan

As part of the ongoing Kazakhstan policy aimed at reducing the permits and the simplification of licensing procedures in entrepreneurship on March 29, 2016 current Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On permissions and notifications” was amended which lead, among other things, to the abolishment of licensing of scrap and ferrous / non-ferrous metal waste collection (procurement), storage, processing and sale.

Exemption from VAT for the import of the Kazakhstan scrap to Russia

Currently, when importing scrap and waste of ferrous metals from the Republic of Kazakhstan (a member state of the Customs union, currently the Eurasian economic union) to the Russian Federation there is an ambiguous practice in respect of calculation of the Value Added Tax (hereafter referred to as the VAT) for the import of scrap metal from the specified country to Russian consumers.