Commissioner under the President of the Russian Federation for the Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs Boris Titov commented on the decision of the Coca-Cola distributor to stop the production and sale of drinks in Russia. He noted that the company’s products can be “easily imported to the Russian Federation” using the parallel import mechanism. “Coca-Cola products can be safely imported through parallel imports and conditionally bought through Alibaba. What problems?” – said Mr. Titov in an interview with TASS at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). However, the import of technological equipment through this mechanism legalized in Russia is “another story,” the business ombudsman specified. “I think that it will be impossible to import spare parts for aircraft through parallel imports. And for cars – it is possible: there are huge warehouses of spare parts – gearboxes, oil filters, and so on, which are not taken into account in single databases. And in the Middle East, there are entire hubs of many automotive companies for spare parts,” said Mr. Titov.Coca-Cola….
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