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: 01 Jul 2010 | Removal date: 01 Jul 2011
Still in force

Import tariff

On 22 July 2010, the government of Bangladesh announced its budget for 2010-2011.
Import duty decreases:

  • Import duty exemptions down to a common level of 3 percent have been granted to ceramic rollers, laminar air flow equipment, printers and industrial vacuum cleaners. A reduction down to 1 percent has been granted for plotters and fibre dispositing plants.
  • Specific import duties have been removed to zero percent for products such as fibreboard, air conditioners and turntables.
  • Import tariffs have been lowered to 5 and 12 percent for prodcuts suchas milk powder, used textiles, and electricity generation equipment.

Import duty increases:

  • Import tariff exemptions have been withdrawn on the followingproducts: copper tubes and pipes, handsaw blades, electricitytransformers, electricity meters as well as bobbins & spools made ofpulp or paper. Up from a common level of 3 percent, these products arenow charged between 5 and 25 percent.
  • Specific import duties have been increased to 20, 30 or 60 percent for products such as cocnuts, plastic sheets, woven fabrics, sanitary towels, knitted fabrics, aluminium foil and certain furniture.
  • Import tariffs have been increased to 12 or 25 percent for products such as maize, film, metalized yarn, certain screws and electrodes.
  • Import duties of up to 4 US dollars per accounting unit have beenimposed on cracker biscuits, certain sugars, scratch cards, as well asframes and mountings for goggles made of plastic or other materials.

Export duty imposition:

  • An export duty of 10 percent has been imposed on tobacco products. Prior to the change, these exports had been duty free.

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

019 Forage; natural rubber; living plants; raw vegetable materials
1211 Plants and parts of plants (including seeds and fruits), of a kind used primarily in perfumery, in pharmacy or for insecticidal, fungicidal or similar purposes, fresh or dried, whether or not cut, crushed or powdered.
121190 Other
2401 Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse.
240110 Tobacco, not stemmed/stripped
216 Vegetable oils
1513 Coconut (copra), palm kernel or babassu oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151319 Other
151321 Crude oil
151329 Other
222 Other dairy products
0402 Milk and cream, concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.
040210 In powder, granules or other solid forms, of a fat content, by weight, not exceeding 1.5 %
040221 Not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
232 Starches & starch products; sugars & sugar syrups n.e.c.
1108 Starches; inulin.
110812 Maize (corn) starch
110819 Other starches
235 Sugar & molasses
1701 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
170113 Cane sugar specified in Subheading Note 2 to this Chapter
170114 Other cane sugar
170191 Containing added flavouring or colouring matter
170199 Other
250 Tobacco products
2401 Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse.
240120 Tobacco, partly or wholly stemmed/stripped
267 Woven fabrics of man-made filaments & staple fibres
5407 Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading 54.04.
540710 Woven fabrics obtained from high tenacity yarn of nylon or other polyamides or of polyesters
540741 Unbleached or bleached
540743 Of yarns of different colours
540751 Unbleached or bleached
540754 Printed
540761 Containing 85 % or more by weight of nontextured polyester filaments
540769 Other
540783 Of yarns of different colours
540784 Printed
268 Special fabrics
5801 Woven pile fabrics and chenille fabrics, other than fabrics of heading 58.02 or 58.06.
580122 Cut corduroy
580127 Warp pile fabrics
580136 Chenille fabrics
279 Textiles n.e.c.
5605 Metallised yarn, whether or not gimped, being textile yarn, or strip or the like of heading 54.04 or 54.05, combined with metal in the form of thread, strip or powder or covered with metal.
560500 Metallised yarn, whether or not gimped, being textile yarn, or strip or the like of heading 54.04 or 54.05, combined with metal in the form of thread, strip or powder or covered with metal.
314 Boards & panels
4411 Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances.
441112 Of a thickness not exceeding 5 mm
441114 Of a thickness exceeding 9 mm
321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4802 Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch cards and punch tape paper, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than paper of heading 48.01 or 48.03
480254 Weighing less than 40 g/m²
480256 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state
480257 Other, weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m²
480262 In sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state
480269 Other
4804 Uncoated kraft paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, other than that of heading 48.02 or 48.03.
480411 Unbleached
480421 Unbleached
480441 Unbleached
480451 Unbleached
4811 Paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, coated, impregnated, covered, surfacecoloured, surface decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than goods of the kind described in hea
481141 Selfadhesive
481159 Other
481190 Other paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres
341 Basic organic chemicals
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290511 Methanol (methyl alcohol)
290516 Octanol (octyl alcohol) and isomers thereof
2912 Aldehydes, whether or not with other oxygen function; cyclic polymers of aldehydes; paraformaldehyde.
291212 Ethanal (acetaldehyde)
291260 Paraformaldehyde
2917 Polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291735 Phthalic anhydride
344 Activated natural mineral products incl. acids, oils and tar
3806 Rosin and resin acids, and derivatives thereof; rosin spirit and rosin oils; run gums.
380610 Rosin and resin acids
345 Miscellaneous basic chemical products
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290545 Glycerol
347 Plastics in primary forms
3909 Aminoresins, phenolic resins and polyurethanes, in primary forms.
390910 Urea resins; thiourea resins
390920 Melamine resins
390950 Polyurethanes
352 Pharmaceutical products
3004 Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packin
300431 Containing insulin
300440 Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not containing hormones, other products of heading 29.37 or antibiotics
300490 Other
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3305 Preparations for use on the hair.
330590 Other
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3810 Pickling preparations for metal surfaces; fluxes and other auxiliary preparations for soldering, brazing or welding; soldering, brazing or welding powders and pastes consisting of metal and other materials; preparations of a kind used as cores or coatings
381090 Other
363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392020 Of polymers of propylene
392049 Other
392062 Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
364 Packaging products of plastics
3923 Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
392330 Carboys, bottles, flasks and similar articles
392340 Spools, cops, bobbins and similar supports
392350 Stoppers, lids, caps and other closures
371 Glass & glass products
7002 Glass in balls (other than microspheres of heading 70.18), rods or tubes, unworked.
700239 Other
7010 Carboys, bottles, flasks, jars, pots, phials, ampoules and other containers, of glass, of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods; preserving jars of glass; stoppers, lids and other closures, of glass.
701090 Other
7018 Glass beads, imitation pearls, imitation precious or semiprecious stones and similar glass smallwares, and articles thereof other than imitation jewellery; glass eyes other than prosthetic articles; statuettes and other ornaments of lampworked glass, ot
701810 Glass beads, imitation pearls, imitation precious or semiprecious stones and similar glass smallwares
373 Refractory products & structural non-refractory clay products
6903 Other refractory ceramic goods (for example, retorts, crucibles, muffles, nozzles, plugs, supports, cupels, tubes, pipes, sheaths and rods), other than those of siliceous fossil meals or of similar siliceous earths.
690320 Containing by weight more than 50 % of alumina (Al2O3) or of a mixture or compound of alumina and of silica (SiO2)
387 Prefabricated buildings
9406 Prefabricated buildings.
940600 Prefabricated buildings.
412 Products of iron or steel
7217 Wire of iron or nonalloy steel.
721710 Not plated or coated, whether or not polished
721720 Plated or coated with zinc
7226 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm.
722611 Grainoriented
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7411 Copper tubes and pipes.
741110 Of refined copper
7607 Aluminium foil (whether or not printed or backed with paper, paperboard, plastics or similar backing materials) of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0.2 mm.
760711 Rolled but not further worked
760719 Other
760720 Backed
429 Other fabricated metal products
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, coach screws, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, cotterpins, washers (including spring washers) and similar articles, of iron or steel.
731815 Other screws and bolts, whether or not with their nuts or washers
7326 Other articles of iron or steel.
732690 Other
8202 Hand saws; blades for saws of all kinds (including slitting, slotting or toothless saw blades).
820220 Band saw blades
820291 Straight saw blades, for working metal
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841430 Compressors of a kind used in refrigerating equipment
841480 Other
841490 Parts
8481 Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including pressurereducing valves and thermostatically controlled valves.
848180 Other appliances
433 Bearings, gears, gearing & driving elements; parts
7315 Chain and parts thereof, of iron or steel.
731511 Roller chain
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841459 Other
8415 Air conditioning machines, comprising a motordriven fan and elements for changing the temperature and humidity, including those machines in which the humidity cannot be separately regulated.
841510 Window or wall types, selfcontained or ìsplitsystemî
841581 Incorporating a refrigerating unit and a valve for reversal of the cooling/heat cycle (reversible heat pumps)
841590 Parts
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841861 Heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15
841869 Other
841899 Other
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842139 Other
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8445 Machines for preparing textile fibres; spinning, doubling or twisting machines and other machinery for producing textile yarns; textile reeling or winding (including weftwinding) machines and machines for preparing textile yarns for use on the machines o
844511 Carding machines
844513 Drawing or roving machines
844519 Other
844520 Textile spinning machines
844540 Textile winding (including weftwinding) or reeling machines
844590 Other
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841451 Table, floor, wall, window, ceiling or roof fans, with a self contained electric motor of an output not exceeding 125 W
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841810 Combined refrigeratorfreezers, fitted with separate external doors
841830 Freezers of the chest type, not exceeding 800 l capacity
8516 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters; electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electrothermic hairdressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; ele
851640 Electric smoothing irons
851650 Microwave ovens
851679 Other
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8439 Machinery for making pulp of fibrous cellulosic material or for making or finishing paper or paperboard.
843920 Machinery for making paper or paperboard
843999 Other
8443 Printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinders and other printing components of heading 84.42; other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined; parts and accessories thereof.
844311 Offset printing machinery, reelfed
844313 Other offset printing machinery
844317 Gravure printing machinery
844319 Other
844332 Other, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network
844339 Other
844399 Other
452 Computing machinery & parts
8443 Printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinders and other printing components of heading 84.42; other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined; parts and accessories thereof.
844331 Machines which perform two or more of the functions of printing, copying or facsimile transmission, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8504 Electrical transformers, static converters (for example, rectifiers) and inductors.
850421 Having a power handling capacity not exceeding 650 kVA
850423 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 10,000 kVA
850432 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 1 kVA but not exceeding 16 kVA
850433 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 16 kVA but not exceeding 500 kVA
850440 Static converters
465 Electric filament or discharge lamps; lighting equipment; parts
9405 Lamps and lighting fittings including searchlights and spotlights and parts thereof, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated nameplates and the like, having a permanently fixed light source, and parts thereof not elsewhere spe
940510 Chandeliers and other electric ceiling or wall lighting fittings, excluding those of a kind used for lighting public open spaces or thoroughfares
940520 Electric table, desk, bedside or floorstanding lamps
940540 Other electric lamps and lighting fittings
471 Electronic valves & tubes; electronic components; parts
8542 Electronic integrated circuits.
854231 Processors and controllers, whether or not combined with memories, converters, logic circuits, amplifiers, clock and timing circuits, or other circuits
854239 Other
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8529 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of headings 85.25 to 85.28.
852990 Other
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9017 Drawing, markingout or mathematical calculating instruments (for example, drafting machines, pantographs, protractors, drawing sets, slide rules, disc calculators); instruments for measuring length, for use in the hand (for example, measuring rods and ta
901720 Other drawing, markingout or mathematical calculating instruments
9028 Gas, liquid or electricity supply or production meters, including calibrating meters therefor.
902810 Gas meters
902830 Electricity meters
902890 Parts and accessories
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
3703 Photographic paper, paperboard and textiles, sensitised, unexposed.
370320 Other, for colour photography (polychrome)
499 Other transport equipment & parts
8711 Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles fitted with an auxiliary motor, with or without sidecars; sidecars.
871110 With reciprocating internal combustion piston engine of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50 cc
871120 With reciprocating internal combustion piston engine of a cylinder capacity exceeding 50 cc but not exceeding 250 cc

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