Viet Nam: Reduction of import tariff on cars
From 25 April 2010, the government of Viet Nam allows imports of cars to be subject to reduced import tariffs. Under the new regime, designated types of passenger cars will be eligible for a reduced import tariff rate ranging from 77 to 80 percent. The Initial import tariff has been 83 percent.
Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:
|Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?|
|Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?|
|Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?|
|Was such evidence identified?|
|Is such evidence publicly available?|
|Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?|
|Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?|
|Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?|
|Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?|
Date of inception: 25 Apr 2010
GTA Evaluation: Green
Ministry of Finance. (2010). Ministry of Finance adjusts import tax rate of automobile. Available at http://www.mof.gov.vn/portal/page/portal/mof_en/18362785?p_page_id=18362...