WTO invades Russian Market

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Monday, 11 February 2013 07:01

«United Russia» Party having voted for Russia to WTO acession considers the share of domestic goods in Russia to be decreased by 20% as result of Russia to the World Trade Organization joining.

Moreover the quality of imported goods seems to be unsatisfactory. Retailers deny clarifying that such serious changes could not be entailed in a few months. Within the two weeks the participants of the project of the party «people's control» had been visiting supermarkets monitoring of the value of food items included in the food basket comparing prices of similar goods made by Federal, regional and foreign manufacturers.

According to above mentioned actions was discovered that food prices are not increased highly but ratio of goods of domestic and foreign manufacturers on the shelves of shops has changed. According to preliminary data russian products share has fallen in regions where Federal retail chains are taken major share of 20%, and this indicator seems to grow. But the situation is different for regions where local trading network are widely presented.

It's a matter of fact that after import customs duties abolition foreign goods have become cheaper than Russian one but the quality seems to be deteriorated. As well as many of the players on the market are Western retailers and when joining the WTO state should take care of the domestic manufacturers.

However, experts still do not consider serious risks for Russian market after Russian WTO accession. Changes can touch the individual categories - for example, pork, According to the Eurasian Commission of a single customs tariff duty on the import of live pigs has decreased from 40 up to 5%, for pork - from 15% to 0%. But for the most part of goods (about 12 000 positions) the import tariff duties will fall only in August 22, 2013. Second, tariffs' reduction on the same food items will be on average from 10 to 8%. It won't entail such negative results for Russian market.

Retailers, f.ex. DIXI also doesn't agree with the results of the monitoring and argue that the share of domestic goods has not changed. Domestic producers' share assortment in X5 Retail Group, a network of «Carousel», «Perekrestok», «Pyaterochka» comes up to 85%. Some of the categories reaches up to 90-100% (social goods, farm products, local bread and products of their own production, as well as the seasonal group of the domestic agro-industrial complex in the period of harvest).
Nevertheless after summing up of final results «United Russia» is planning to introduce amendments to the law «About trade activities in Russia». Particularly, fines for «tickets» and retro-bonuses are planned to be considerably increased. The current penalties are too weak and retailers are able to pay and continue breaking the law then. Deputies also are going to implement suspension of activities for 90 days for the conclusion of the contract compulsion, when the manufacturer, for example, is forced to pay for an advertising campaign.

 

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