IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

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

Export tax

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  • Import tariff exemptions have been withdrawn on the followingproducts: copper tubes and pipes, handsaw blades, electricitytransformers, electricity meters as well as bobbins & spools made ofpulp or paper.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
234 Bakery products
1905 Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits and other bakers' wares, whether or not containing cocoa; communion wafers, empty cachets of a kind suitable for pharmaceutical use, sealing wafers, rice paper and similar products.
190510 Crispbread
235 Sugar & molasses
1701 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
170199 Other
239 Food products n.e.c.
1905 Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits and other bakers' wares, whether or not containing cocoa; communion wafers, empty cachets of a kind suitable for pharmaceutical use, sealing wafers, rice paper and similar products.
190590 Other
250 Tobacco products
2401 Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse.
240120 Tobacco, partly or wholly stemmed/stripped
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
6106 Women's or girls' blouses, shirts and shirtblouses, knitted or crocheted.
610610 Of cotton
610620 Of manmade fibres
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
300420 Containing other antibiotics
300450 Other medicaments containing vitamins or other products of heading 29.36
300490 Other
364 Packaging products of plastics
3923 Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
392321 Of polymers of ethylene
392390 Other
387 Prefabricated buildings
9406 Prefabricated buildings.
940600 Prefabricated buildings.
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
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9001 Optical fibres and optical fibre bundles; optical fibre cables other than those of heading 85.44; sheets and plates of polarising material; lenses (including contact lenses), prisms, mirrors and other optical elements, of any material, unmounted, other th
900190 Other
9013 Liquid crystal devices not constituting articles provided for more specifically in other headings; lasers, other than laser diodes; other optical appliances and instruments, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
901380 Other devices, appliances and instruments

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