Customs broker and logistics operator «TRANSLOGIX» provides a full range of services related to the export of lumber and timber from Russia.
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Timber – products made of wood and of set size and quality with clear sawn edges.
Lumber – materials made of wood and preserving its natural structure and chemical composition.
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF LUMBER EXPORT
In addition to the standard set of commercial and shipping documents, you must have:
- Certificate of fumigation
- Certificate of origin (where appropriate)
Pick up from the territory of the Russian Federation is performed on the basis of the certificate of fumigation in case quarantineable products shall be accompanied by the certificate of fumigation according to the phytosanitary requirements of the importing country; the certificate in question is issued by the competent authority at the shipping place.
SUGGESTIONS FOR CUSTOMERS
- Selection of an experienced customs representative having experience when it comes to the processing of documents for timber and lumber export
- Advance approval of the forms of export documents
TRANSLOGIX WILL PERFORM THE FOLLOWING:
- “Door-to-door” delivery
- Cargo insurance
- Customs clearance
- Forwarding of cargo at the port, etc.
TRANSLOGIX PERFORMS LUMBER SHIPMENT BY MEANS OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF TRANSPORTATION:
- Road transport
- River and sea transport
- Railroad transport
In case of bulky lumber export supplies, the “roll-trailer” equipment is generally used. That makes it possible to save some money when transporting lumber, because a roll-trailer is capable of moving up to 60 tons of cargo.
THE MAIN MARKETABLE PRODUCTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
- Cut pine boards
- Cut fir boards
- Wood chips (pine)
EXPORT SUPPLIES ARE MADE IN:
- China, etc.
The group of companies «TRANSLOGIX» guarantees that it will process documents related to export within a few hours.
RATES OF DUTY FOR THE EXPORT OF TIMBER
Lumber with thickness greater than 6mm is classified in the commodity item 4407 of the Commodity Nomenclature for Foreign Economic Activities of the Eurasian Economic Union.
Oak, beech, maple, cherry, ash – depending on the type of wood and the degree of its processing (planed/rough-edged, polished/unpolished, presence/absence of end joints) – fees range from zero to 10%, but not less than 12 EUR per 1 cubic meter with various intermediate values.
The rest of wood that was not mentioned above (e.g. birch, aspen, walnut, poplar, and tropical species not listed in Note 2 to subitems of the group 44 of the Commodity Nomenclature for Foreign Economic Activities of the Eurasian Economic Union) – free of duty.
Quarantine phytosanitary control (supervision) is performed in accordance with the decision of the Customs Union Commission as of June 18, 2010 No. 318 “Concerning the organization of plant quarantine in the Customs Union.”
In the Russian Federation, certificates of fumigation are issued by the Federal Agency for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision (Russian State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service known as “Rosselkhoznadzor”).
ALONG WITH TIMBER AND LUMBER EXPORT, OUR CUSTOMERS ARE PLACING ORDERS FOR THE FOLLOWING:
- Extensive experience when it comes to the processing of documents related to timber and lumber export
- No delays at the port and at terminals
- Working twenty-four seven, 365 days a year
- “Door-to-door” delivery