Duties on imports in Russia end GPS devices can be increased by at least 25%. According to RIA Novosti about it on Friday told journalists the Vice-Premier Sergey Ivanov. "Minpromtorg with RF Federal Customs Service sent to the government proposal to zap all import duties on electronic component base GLONASS, while a sharp increase in duties on import of the final hardware GPS.
These fees will be at least 25% ", - said Ivanov. According to him, GLONASS now actually works." We almost closed the matter with the space system. This year we guarantee launch several more satellites of the GLONASS system will be global, "- he said.
Currently, Russia is actively developing international cooperation in the field of GNSS and today signed two agreements on joining the GLONASS system - with India, and Kazakhstan. Expressed an interest in this system and other countries, said Vice-Premier.
He said that negotiations with European partners on the possibility of docking systems GLONASS / GPS with the new European satellite navigation system Galileo. He schitatet that receiver, combining the three systems will be very competitive.
Earlier, representatives of Minpromtorga reported on proposals to introduce a blocking duties on imported GPS-receivers for the creation of equipment preferences, using a Russian satellite navigation system GLONASS.
There GLONASS-GPS-navigators exceed device for the price of energy and weight characteristics. Reports of the draft new duties on browsers appeared a week ago and talked about their increasing from 5 to 50% of customs value. Reported that the fee for smart phones with GPS module will not be entered.
Proposal sent to Government Minpromtorgom Russia and the Federal Customs Service. Ministry of Finance and the Ministry will consider it before the end of July.
GLONASS - the American GPS and the analogue in the presence of 24 satellites in orbit to ensure the accuracy of 5.5 m. The system is designed to determine with the help of handheld portable devices, satellite navigation and positioning speeds of sea, air and land facilities. In the long term orbital family planned to increase up to 30 spacecraft.
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