Customs Tariff Of The Russian Federation

(with the Amendments and Additions of May 30, July 15, August 12, 20, 30, 31, November 1, 12, 19, 2002, February 25, March 11, April 11, 24, 28, June 5, 20, 21, 24, July 7, 16, August 8, 27, September 10, October 18, November 11, 13, 24, 29, December 23, 24, 2003, January 23, 2004)
Adopted by the State Duma on December 20, 2001
Endorsed by the Council of Federation on December 26, 2001

Section XIV
Chapter 71
Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semi-PreciousStones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad with PreciousMetal and Articles Thereof; Imitation Jewellery; Coins

Chapter 71. Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semi-PreciousStones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad with PreciousMetal and Articles Thereof; Imitation Jewellery; Coins


Notes:
 1. Subject to Note 1a to Section VI and except as provided below, all articles consisting wholly or partly of:
  a)  of natural or cultured pearls or of precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed); or
  b)  of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal, are to be classified in this Chapter.
2a. Headings 7113, 7114 and 7115 do not cover articles in which precious metal or metal clad with precious metal is present as minor constituents only, such as minor fittings or minor ornamentation (for example, monograms, ferrules and rims), and Paragraph (b) of the foregoing Note 1 does not apply to such articles.
2b. Heading 7116 does not cover articles containing precious metal or metal clad with precious metal (other than as minor constituents).
 3. This Chapter does not cover:
  a)  amalgams of precious metal, or colloidal precious metal (Heading 2843);
  b)  sterile surgical suture materials, dental fillings, or other goods of Chapter 30;
  c)  goods of Chapter 32 (for example, lusters);
  d)  supported catalysts (Heading 3815);
  e)  articles of Heading 4202 or 4203 referred to in Note 2B to Chapter 42;
  f)  articles of Heading 4303 or 4304;
  g)  goods of Section XI (textiles and textile articles);
  h)  footwear, headgear or other articles of Chapter 64 or 65;
ij) umbrellas, walking-sticks or other articles of Chapter 66;
  k)  abrasive goods of Heading 6804 or 6805 or Chapter 82, containing dust or powder of precious or semi-precious stones (natural or synthetic); articles of Chapter 82 with a working part of precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed); machinery, mechanical appliances or electrical goods, or parts thereof, of Section XVI. However, articles and parts thereof, wholly of precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed), remain classified in this Chapter, except unmounted worked sapphires and diamonds for styluses (Heading 8522);
  l)  articles of Chapter 90, 91 or 92 (scientific instruments, clocks and watches, musical instruments);
  m)  arms or parts thereof (Chapter 93);
  n)  articles covered by Note 2 to Chapter 95;
  o)  articles classified in Chapter 96 by virtue of Note 4 to that Chapter; or
  p)  original sculptures or statuary (Heading 9703), collectors' pieces (Heading 9705) or antiques of an age exceeding 100 years (Heading 9706), other than natural or cultured pearls or precious or semi-precious stones.
4a. The expression "precious metal" means silver, gold and platinum.
4b. The expression "platinum" means platinum, iridium, osmium, palladium, rhodium and ruthenium.
4c. The expression "precious or semi-precious stones" does not include any of the substances specified in Note 2b to Chapter 96.
 5. For the purposes of this chapter, any alloy (including a sintered mixture and an inter-metallic compound) containing precious metal is to be treated as an alloy of precious metal if any one precious metal constitutes as much as 2%, by weight, of the alloy. Alloys of precious metal are to be classified according to the following rules:
  a)  an alloy containing 2% or more, by weight, of platinum is to be treated as an alloy of platinum;
  b)  an alloy containing 2% or more, by weight, of gold, but no platinum, or less than 2%, by weight, of platinum, is to be treated as an alloy of gold;
  c)  other alloys containing 2% or more, by weight, of silver are to be treated as alloys of silver.
 6. Except where the context otherwise requires, any reference in the Nomenclature to precious metal or to any particular precious metal includes a reference to alloys treated as alloys of precious metal or of the particular metal in accordance with the rules given in Note 5 above, but not to metal clad with precious metal or to base metal or non-metals plated with precious metal.
 7. Throughout the Nomenclature the expression "metal clad with precious metal" means material made with a base of metal upon one or more surfaces of which there is affixed by soldering, brazing, welding, hot-rolling or similar mechanical means a covering of precious metal. Except where the context otherwise requires, the expression also covers base metal inlaid with precious metal.
 8. Subject to Note 1a to Section VI, goods answering to a description in Heading 7112 are to be classified in that Heading and in no other Heading of the Nomenclature.
 9. For the purposes of Heading 7113, the expression "articles of jewellery" means:
  a)  any small objects of personal adornment (gem-set or not) (for example, rings, bracelets, necklaces, brooches, ear-rings, watch-chains, fobs, pendants, tie-pins, cuff-links, dress-studs, religious or other medals and insignia); and
  b)  articles of personal use of a kind normally carried in pockets, in the handbag or on the person (such as cigarette cases, powder boxes, chain purses, cachou boxes).
 10. For the purposes of Heading 7114, the expression "articles of goldsmiths' or silversmiths' wares" includes such articles as ornaments, tableware, toilet-ware, smokers' requisites and other articles of household, office, or religious use.
 11. For the purposes of Heading 7117, the expression "imitation jewellery" means articles of jewellery within the meaning of Paragraph a) of Note 9 above (but not including buttons or other articles of Heading 9606, or dress-combs, hair-slides or the like, or hairpins of Heading 9615), not incorporating natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed, nor (except as plating or as minor constituents) precious metal or metal clad with precious metal.
Subheading notes:
 1. For the purposes of Subheadings 7106 10, 7108 11, 7110 11, 7110 21, 7110 31 and 7110 41, the expressions "powder" and "in powder form" means products of which 90% or more by weight passes through a sieve with a mesh aperture of 0.5 mm.
 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter Note 4b, for the purposes of Subheadings 7110 11 and 7110 19, the expression "platinum" does not include iridium, osmium, palladium, rhodium or ruthenium.
 3. For the classification of alloys in the subheadings of Heading 7110, each alloy is to be classified with that metal, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, osmium or ruthenium which predominates by weight over each other of these metals.

CC FEA Description Suppl. Rate of import
Code unit customs duty
of (as a per cent
measu- of the customs
rement value or
in euros)
I. Natural or Cultured Pearls and
Precious or Semi-Precious Stones
7101 Pearls, natural or cultured,
whether or not worked or graded
but not strung, mounted or set;
pearls, natural or cultured,
temporarily strung for
convenience of transport:
7101 10 000 0 - natural pearls g 20
- cultured pearls:
7101 21 000 0 - - unworked g 20
7101 22 000 0 - - worked g 20
7102 Diamonds, whether or not worked,
but not mounted or set:
7102 10 000 0 - unsorted car 20
- industrial:
7102 21 000 0 - - unworked or simply sawn, car 20
cleaved or bruted
7102 29 000 0 - - other car 20
- non-industrial:
7102 31 000 0 - - unworked or simply sawn, car duty-free
cleaved or bruted
7102 39 000 0 - - other car 20
7103 Precious stones (other than
diamonds) and semi-precious
stones, whether or not worked or
graded but not strung, mounted or
set; ungraded precious stones
(other than diamonds) and
semi-precious stones, temporarily
strung for convenience of
transport:
7103 10 000 0 - unworked or simply sawn or - 20
roughly shaped
- otherwise worked:
7103 91 000 0 - - rubies, sapphires and car 20
emeralds
7103 99 000 0 - - other car 20
7104 Synthetic or reconstructed
precious or semi-precious stones,
whether or not worked or graded
but not strung, mounted or set;
ungraded synthetic or
reconstructed precious or
semi-precious stones, temporarily
strung for convenience of
transport:
7104 10 000 0 - piezo-electric quartz g 20
7104 20 000 0 - other, unworked or simply sawn g 20
or roughly shaped
7104 90 000 0 - other g 20
7105 Dust and powder of natural or
synthetic precious or
semi-precious stones:
7105 10 000 0 - of diamonds car 20
7105 90 000 0 - other g 20
II. Precious Metals and Metals
Clad with Precious Metal
7106 Silver (including silver plated
with gold or platinum), unwrought
or in semi-manufactured forms, or
in powder form:
7106 10 000 0 - powder g 20
- other:
7106 91 - - unwrought:
7106 91 100 0 - - - of a fineness of not less g 20
than 999 parts per 1,000
7106 91 900 0 - - - of a fineness of less than g 20
999 parts per 1,000
7106 92 - - semi-manufactured:
7106 92 200 0 - - - of a fineness of not less g 20
than 750 parts per 1,000
7106 92 800 0 - - - of a fineness of less than g 20
750 parts per 1,000
7107 00 000 0 Base metals clad with silver, not - 20
further worked than
semi-manufactured
7108 Gold (including gold plated with
platinum) unwrought or in
semi-manufactured forms, or in
powder form:
- non-monetary:
7108 11 000 0 - - powder g 20
7108 12 000 0 - - other unwrought forms g 20
7108 13 - - other semi-manufactured
forms:
7108 13 100 0 - - - bars, rods, wire and g 20
sections; plates; sheets and
strips of a thickness, excluding
any backing, exceeding 0.15 mm
7108 13 800 0 - - - other g 20
7108 20 000 0 - monetary g 20
7109 00 000 0 Base metals or silver, clad with g 20
gold, not further worked than
semi-manufactured
7110 Platinum, unwrought or in
semi-manufactured forms, or in
powder form:
- platinum:
7110 11 000 0 - - unwrought or in powder form g 20
7110 19 - - other:
7110 19 100 0 - - - bars, rods, wire and g 20
sections; plates; sheets and
strips of a thickness, excluding
any backing, exceeding 0.15 mm
7110 19 800 0 - - - other g 20
- palladium:
7110 21 000 0 - - unwrought or in powder form g 20
7110 29 000 0 - - other g 20
- rhodium:
7110 31 000 0 - - unwrought or in powder form g 20
7110 39 000 0 - - other g 20
- iridium, osmium and ruthenium:
7110 41 000 0 - - unwrought or in powder form g 20
7110 49 000 0 - - other g 20
7111 00 000 0 Base metals, silver or gold, - 20
clad with platinum, not further
worked than semi-manufactured
7112 Waste and scrap of precious metal
or of metal clad with precious
metal; other waste and scrap
containing precious metal or
precious metal compounds, of a
kind used principally for the
recovery of precious metal:
7112 30 000 0 - ash, containing precious metal - 20
or precious metal compounds
- other:
7112 91 000 0 - - of gold, including metal clad - 20
with gold but excluding sweepings
containing other precious metals
7112 92 000 0 - - of platinum, including metal - 20
clad with platinum but excluding
sweepings containing other
precious metals
7112 99 000 0 - - other - 20
I II. Jewellery, Goldsmiths' and Silv ersmit hs'
Wares and Other Articles
7113 Articles of jewellery and parts
thereof, of precious metal or of
metal clad with precious metal:
- of precious metal whether or
not plated or clad with precious
metal:
7113 11 000 0 - - of silver, whether or not - 20
plated or clad with other
precious metal
7113 19 000 0 - - of other precious metal, - 20
whether or not plated or clad
with precious metal
7113 20 000 0 - of base metal clad with - 20
precious metal
7114 Articles of goldsmiths' or
silversmiths' wares and parts
thereof, of precious metal or of
metal clad with precious metal:
- of precious metal whether or
not plated or clad with precious
metal:
7114 11 000 0 - - of silver, whether or not - 20
plated or clad with other
precious metal
7114 19 000 0 - - of other precious metal, - 20
whether or not plated or clad
with precious metal
7114 20 000 0 - of base metal clad with - 20
precious metal
7115 Other articles of precious metal
or of metal clad with precious
metal:
7115 10 000 0 - catalysts in the form of wire - 20
cloth or grill, of platinum
7115 90 - other:
7115 90 100 0 - - of precious metal - 20
7115 90 900 0 - - of metal clad with precious - 20
metal
7116 Articles of natural or cultured
pearls, precious or semi-precious
stones (natural, synthetic or
reconstructed):
7116 10 000 0 - of natural or cultured pearls g 20
7116 20 - of precious or semi-precious
stones (natural, synthetic or
reconstructed):
- - made wholly of natural
precious or semi-precious stones:
7116 20 110 0 - - - necklaces, bracelets and g 20
other articles of natural
precious or semi-precious stones,
simply strung without fasteners
or other accessories
7116 20 190 0 - - - other g 20
7116 20 900 0 - - other g 20
7117 Imitation jewellery:
- of base metal, whether or not
plated with precious metal:
7117 11 000 0 - - cuff-links and studs - 20 but not less
than 4 euros
per 1 kg
7117 19 - - other:
7117 19 100 0 - - - with parts of glass - 20 but not less
than 4 euros
per 1 kg
- - - without parts of glass:
7117 19 910 0 - - - - gilt,silvered or platinum - 20 but not less
plated than 4 euros
per 1 kg
7117 19 990 0 - - - - other - 20 but not less
than 4 euros
per 1 kg
7117 90 000 0 - other - 20 but not less
than 4 euros
per 1 kg
7118 Coin:
7118 10 - coin (other than gold coin),
not being legal tender:
7118 10 100 0 - - of silver g 20
7118 10 900 0 - - other - 20
7118 90 000 0 - other g 20

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