IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

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: 01 Jul 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

With Legal Notice No. EAC/12/2010, the members of the East African Community have revised import duties on a range of items.
 
Starting 1 July 2010, the following changes took effect:

  • Tariffs reduced to zero for imports of malt, not roasted (applicable only in Kenya and Uganda, vaild until 30 June 2011), hard wheat (applicable only in Rwanda), textile garments coated with gum, loop pile fabrics, flat-rolled products of iron and non-alloy steel, bars and rods, and copper wire.
  • Tariffs were reduced to 10 percent for imports of hard wheat (applicable in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda), and barley (applicable in Kenya and Uganda until 30 June 2011).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

011 Cereals
1001 Wheat and meslin.
100119 Other
100199 Other
1003 Barley.
100390 Other
243 Malt liquors & malt
1107 Malt, whether or not roasted.
110710 Not roasted
110720 Roasted
412 Products of iron or steel
7212 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, clad, plated or coated.
721250 Otherwise plated or coated
7228 Other bars and rods of other alloy steel; angles, shapes and sections, of other alloy steel; hollow drill bars and rods, of alloy or nonalloy steel.
722830 Other bars and rods, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7408 Copper wire.
740811 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 6 mm
740819 Other

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