Import tariffs on all automobiles will be reduced from 30 to 25 per cent in a bid to curb illegal foreign car imports, writes Prime-Tass (22/11/00). Citing Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin Monday (21/11/00) - after a Foreign Trade Commission meeting - the Russian media organisation said the tariff on light automobiles was an 'exception' as the four prinicipal tariffs will replace the seven rates currently in use. According to Prime-Tass, these principal rates are 5, 10, 15 and 20 per cent.