IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 08 Sep 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 8 September 2009, the government of Trinidad and Tobago increased the import duties on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products. In order to promote a healthier lifestyle, the government increased tariffs on cigars and cigerattes by 15 percentage points. Import tariffs on alcoholic beverages will be raised by 15 or 30 percentage points, depending on the region of origin.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

241 Ethyl alcohol; spirits, liqueurs & spirits
2207 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 % vol. or higher; ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength.
220710 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 % vol. or higher
2208 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of less than 80 % vol.; spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages.
220820 Spirits obtained by distilling grape wine or grape marc
220830 Whiskies
243 Malt liquors & malt
2203 Beer made from malt.
220300 Beer made from malt.

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