The regulation of foreign economic activity is implemented on the basis of different legal acts, including international treaties of the Russian Federation, the Russian Federation Constitution, federal laws, regulations (presidential decrees, resolutions of the Government, acts of ministries and other federal bodies of executive power), international regulations documents regulating the relations arising in the process of export of Russian goods and services, etc.
Below is a list of key legal documents concerning foreign economic activity:
Code of Russian Federation:
Customs Code of the Russian Federation
Tax Code of the Russian Federation
Labour Code of the Russian Federation
The Civil Code of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation Law №5003-1 dated 21.05.1993 "On Customs Tariff"
Russian Federation Law №5338-1 dated 07.07.1993, "On International Commercial Arbitration"
Federal law №4-FZ dated 04.01.1999 "On Coordination of International and Foreign Economic Relations dated the Russian Federation" (as amended)
Federal Law №63-FZ dated 14.04.1998, the (amended on 08.12.2003) "On measures to protect the economic interests of Russia in the implementation of foreign trade in goods"
Federal Law №164-FZ of 08.12.2003, the (amended on 07.13.2015) "On the basis of state regulation of foreign trade activities"
Federal Law №173 dated 10.12.2003 "On Currency Regulation and Currency Control"
Federal Law №183-FZ dated 18.07.1999 "On export control"
Federal Law №209-FZ dated 24.07.2007 "On the development of small and medium enterprises in the Russian Federation"
Federal Law №311-FZ of 27.10.2010 "On Customs Regulation in the Russian Federation"
Order of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia №167 dated 25.03.2015, the (amended on 04.02.2016) "On approval of the competitive selection of the Russian Federation, the budgets of which receive subsidies from the federal budget for state support of small and medium-sized enterprises, including the peasant (farmer) economy, and the requirements for organizations that form the infrastructure of support to small and medium-sized enterprises"
Government Resolution №330 from 04.15.2014 "On Approval of the Russian Federation, the state program" The development of foreign trade activities ","
Ordinance of the Government of the Oryol region №79-r dated 26.02.2016 "On Approval of the investment strategy of the Oryol region" Open Oryol "for the period till 2020"
Ordinance of the Russian Federation №1128-r dated 29.06.2012, "On the action plan" Support for access to foreign markets and to support exports"
CIS Agreement dated 23.12.1993, "On the general conditions and the mechanism of support of industrial cooperation of enterprises and branches of States Parties
Commonwealth of Independent States"
Agreement dated 20.11.2009 "On the rules of origin of goods in the Commonwealth of Independent States"
Central Bank of Russia Instruction №111-I dated 30.03.2004 "On mandatory sale of foreign currency earnings on the domestic currency market of the Russian Federation" (as amended)
Instruction of The Bank of Russia №138-I dated 06.04.2012 "On the order of presentation by residents and non-residents to authorized banks of documents and information relating to the conduct of foreign exchange operations, the order of registration of transactions passports, as well as the accounting for the authorized banks foreign currency transactions and control their conduct "(as amended)
Governmental body regulating foreign economic activity:
Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade
Ministry of Finance
The Federal Customs Service of Russia
Central Bank of Russia
Federal Service for Technical and Export Control of Russia
The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor)
Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor)
Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (Rostechregulirovanie)
Federal Service for Supervision of Transport (Rostransnadzor)
Information and legal documents in the field of foreign trade activities on certain countries:
Czech Republic (Czech Republic)
Iran, Islamic Republic of