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The so-called parallel import means that an importer in a country imports products that have been legally placed on the market in other countries or regions by the right holder or with the consent of the right holder without the authorization of the right holder who owns the intellectual property rights in that country. behavior of the country. That is, Svyaznoy sourced related goods from other countries and imported them into Russia for sale.
Compared with before the outbreak of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, the retail price of these products has increased by 10%-20%. The company will provide a warranty on the equipment and pass on the cost of repairs to the importer. According to Kommersant, refunds for the faulty gadgets will be covered by retailers. All of these gadgets are only designed for European Economic Union countries, so there should be no issues with device activation, the report said. All goods are within the scope of service.
Another newspaper source explained that the reason retailers are reluctant to talk formally about parallel deliveries is that they are still counting on re-establishing relationships with manufacturers. Earlier, the International Federation of Consumers Associations recommended marking parallel imported goods with special labels. The Ministry of Industry and Trade said it would be redundant to impose such a requirement on the entire retail sector.
In May, Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade approved a list of parallel-imported goods, including Tesla, Land Rover, Jeep and Bentley cars,apple,Samsungand Sony Electric,HP,Intel,Xboxand PlayStation game consoles, cosmetic parts, chemical products, musical instruments and auto parts.