In accordance with paragraph 9 of the Regulation on the Methodology for Collection and Processing of State and Customs Foreign Trade Statistics data, registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan on September 20, 2007, No. 1717, formulation, publishing and deliver to the users of the final set of foreign trade data is provided in accordance with the established procedure by State statistics committee
According to Article 13 of the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Principles and Guarantees of Freedom of Information", personal information relating to individuals is part of confidential information category. The collection, storage, processing, distribution and use of information infringing the personal life of a person without the consent of a person, as well as the confidentiality of correspondence, telephone conversations, postal, telegraph and other communications, are prohibited except in the cases established by the legislation . Also, according to Article 19 of the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Appeals of Individuals and Legal Entities", the privacy of information on the activities of legal entities and individuals, as well as information constituting state secrets or other secrets protected by law, and if it discriminates the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of legal entities and physical persons, and other information is prohibited to disclosure by government agencies, officials of the state bodies.
In order to obtain a permit for activities as a customs broker, a legal entity shall be required to provide customs payments in the amount of one thousand times the minimum monthly wage.
According to Article 279 of the Customs Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan, application for obtaining a permit for activities as a customs broker and in accordance with section 47 of the Customs Code a document confirming payment of customs fees.
Answer: According to the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan of July 20, 2015 № 197 the following documents are submitted for customs clearance of goods exported under the customs "Export" procedure :
- Contract ( agreement), except for exchange contracts registered with the relevant competent authorities.
- Customs cargo declaration, except for the cases when goods (works, services) are sold through electronic commerce up to three thousand US dollars and declaration of goods by filling of the passenger customs declaration.
- Transportation documents (shipping according to the type of transport) and documents attached to the goods (invoys).
Note: In case of absence of the appropriate document in the single automated information system of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the customs authorities have the right to refuse customs clearance.
According to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan of April 30, 1999 № 204 the following customs fees are charged for the customs clearance of goods under "export" customs regime:
- 0,1% of the customs value of goods for customs clearance, but not less than 50% of the minimum monthly wage;
- Customs duty is charged at the rate of 5 per cent of the minimum monthly wage for each hour of customs clearance outside the designated area.
According to the Decision of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan from June 21, 2017 of No. PD-3077 "About measures for further support of local export organizations and perfection of foreign economic activity":
- allowed to entrepreneurs to export direct fruits and vegetables, grapes and melons and gourds, on a contractual basis, with pre-payment of 100%;
- applicable privileges and preferences for organizations that export their own products, are applied to the exporting organizations of the products they own;
- the terms of registration of the certificate of conformity of imported and produced goods have been reduced to 3 working days.
In accordance with the Decision of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated November 3, 2017 # PD-3351 "On further liberalization of external trade and support of business entities":
- a single term of the calculation of overdue debts on export goods (except for consignment notes) is established (ie 120 days);
- for business entities (except fresh fruit and vegetable products and goods specified in the annex to this Decision):
free export of goods, without opening a letter of credit, without bank guarantee and insurance policy;
have the right to export commodities without the conclusion of a commodity export contract, on the basis of invoices and 100 percent prepayment of exporters' accounts in banks of the Republic of Uzbekistan and entering data to the TSOYEAT system.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated November 6, 2017 # PD-3377 "On additional measures to support domestic exporters of fruits and vegetables, grapes, melons and gourds, as well as dried vegetables and fruits"
businesses were given the right to export fruit and vegetable products on the basis of invoices without concluding an export contract, subject to the following conditions:
the amount of delivery shall not exceed US $ 20,000 equivalent on the date of export customs declaration;
entering information about export to TSOYEAT.
customs clearence of fruits and vegetables declared for export has been determined to be carried out within 3 hours after the customs examination procedure was hold.
According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated October 17, 2018 N PD-3978 "On additional measures to increase efficiency of bringing fruit and vegetable products to foreign markets:
legal entities - exporters of fruit and vegetable products
export of fruits and vegetables without preliminary payment, without opening a letter of credit, without a warranty of the bank, and without the insurance policy of the export contract against political and commercial risks;
businesses were given the right to export fruit and vegetable products without a wholesale trade license;
exported fruits and vegetables are exempted from the customs examination, with the exception of cases where signs of the risk of violation of customs legislation have been identified.
At that, the exporter is liable for the reliability of the information contained in the documents, as well as for the illicit movement of goods across the customs border of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated August 1, 2018 N PD-5495 "On measures to radically improve the investment climate in the Republic of Uzbekistan", the creation of export contracts for fruit and vegetable produce at prices not below the prices published by "Uzagroeksport" - customs clearance of invoice based on prices not lower than the established price on the official website of "Uzagroeksport" without the conclusion of export contracts are canceled.