In Russia may introduce a car recycling fee for bicycles

In Russia may introduce a car recycling fee for bicycles

MOSCOW, 27 Jun — RIA Novosti. The Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation is considering the option of entering a recycling fee on bikes and bike frames, reported RIA Novosti the representative office.

“Currently, the Ministry of industry and trade considering the possible mechanisms of introduction of utilization fee in respect of bicycles and Bicycle frames. While the basic parameters specified recycling collection will be discussed in conjunction with the Ministry of natural resources of Russia”, — told RIA Novosti the representative of the Ministry.

Prior to this, the Ministry has developed amendments to the law of 24 June 1998 No. 89-FZ “On wastes of production and consumption”, giving the government the authority to determine certain types of engineering products in respect of which it is planned to establish a recycling fee and procedure of its administration and the size of the bet.

At this point the office with the expert and industry groups discussing the list of such equipment.

The newspaper “Izvestia” on Friday, citing the minutes of the meeting of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said that until October 1, the Agency must decide whether to enter the Russian recycling fee on bicycles and Bicycle frames. According to the publication, the project on the introduction of regulations could be ready by October 1, 2019. According to experts, the fee for these goods must be 10% of the final cost of the bike, that will proportionally affect the value of the goods.