Press-service of the Belarusian leader issued a statement in which explains the benefits of the Customs Union.
"The duty on crude oil and oil products for Belarus will be discontinued after the signing and ratification of the our country the whole package of documents for the establishment of the Common Economic Space of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan. The relevant decision is enshrined in the Protocol on certain temporary exemptions from the mode of functioning of the common customs area of the Customs Union, which was signed simultaneously with the decision on the introduction of the Customs Code. "
"The duty on crude oil and petroleum products for Belarus will be removed automatically, regardless of where the documents on the SES signed and ratified by Russia and Kazakhstan. It has been proposed to remove these duties for Belarus only after the signing and ratification of the package of documents on the CES all countries-member states of the Customs Union. "
"It is also enshrined save up to July 1, 2011 effective tax on cars for individuals. So their regulation by national law extended for almost a year."