Goods transported under TIR are now admitted into the Eurasian Economic Union via three additional Russian border-crossings, which will supplement the current list of 45.
Transport operators are recommended to use TIR when performing their transport and transit operations in Russia through the designated border crossing points. The additional crossings are with Finland (Brusnichnoe) and Ukraine (Nekhoteevka, Troebortnoye).
Coming into force at the weekend, the order was published by the Russian Finance Ministry, which oversees the Federal Customs Service. It requests the “unimpeded application” of TIR at: any inland customs offices for goods travelling to several destinations in Russia; goods being exported/re-exported outside of the Eurasian Economic Union; or goods being delivered to the Kaliningrad Region or the Republic of Armenia.