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 2011 | Removal date: 30 Jun 2012
Still in force

Import tariff

 
Effective 1 July 2011, the Bangladeshi budget has the following provisions that will have implications on international trade and investment:

  • Tax holiday proposed for industries in the Export Processing Zones
  • 0% import duty maintained on rice, pulse, wheat, sugar, edible oil, onion, fertilizer, seeds, life saving medicine and cotton (ADD)
  • Reduced regulatory duty (RD) at 5% for commodities with highest customs duty continued, in order to protect the local industry
  • Supplementary Duty (SD) on import of motor cycles increased from 30% to 45%, 5% RD on knocked down motorcycles withdrawn
  • Several proposals to reduce import and regulatory duty to produce LPG cylinders locally
  • All duty and taxes withdrawn in excess of 3% on chemicals required to run Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP)
  • Import duty on text books increased from 5% to 12%
  • SD on imported furniture increased from 20% to 30%, 5% RD withdrawn from particle board and MDF board imports
  • Depreciation benefit for imported old vehicles restricted to vehicles less than 3 years old, as opposed to 4 years
  •  20% SD imposed on glass tubes, increase in SD on imported toilet and facial tissue from 20% to 30%, 25% export duty imposed on cotton waste, import duty reduced from 25% to 12% on LED lamp and T5 tube light, SD withdrawn on T5 tube light, 60% SD withdrawn and import duty reduced from 25% to 12% on solar lamps
  • 5% import duty and 15% VAT on leucocytes filter withdrawn, 20% SD withdrawn and import duty reduced from 25% to 12% on cartridge/membrane filter used in pharmaceutical industries
  • Capital machinery benefit provided to Sandwich panel of pharmaceutical industries
  • 5% impot duty and 15% VAT withdrawn on cotton waste
  • Renewal duration of bond licenses for exporters increased from 1 to 2 years
  • Additional tariff lines affected that are not a part of the budget speech but included in later documents have been included directly and are referenced in the sources linked

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

042 Fish live, fresh or chilled for human consumption
0302 Fish, fresh or chilled, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.
030219 Other
216 Vegetable oils
1513 Coconut (copra), palm kernel or babassu oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151321 Crude oil
151329 Other
266 Woven fabrics (except special fabrics) of cotton
5208 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing not more than 200 g/m2.
520811 Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2
520812 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520813 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
520819 Other fabrics
520821 Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2
520822 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520829 Other fabrics
520831 Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2
520832 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520833 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
520839 Other fabrics
520842 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520843 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
520849 Other fabrics
520851 Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2
520852 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520859 Other fabrics
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
540744 Printed
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
5512 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing 85 % or more by weight of synthetic staple fibres.
551211 Unbleached or bleached
551219 Other
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.
5806 Narrow woven fabrics, other than goods of heading 58.07; narrow fabrics consisting of warp without weft assembled by means of an adhesive (bolducs).
580631 Of cotton
580632 Of manmade fibres
580639 Of other textile materials
5903 Textile fabrics impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics, other than those of heading 59.02.
590310 With poly(vinyl chloride)
590320 With polyurethane
590390 Other
281 Knitted or crocheted fabrics
6001 Pile fabrics, including “long pile” fabrics and terry fabrics, knitted or crocheted.
600110 “Long pile” fabrics
600121 Of cotton
600129 Of other textile materials
600191 Of cotton
600192 Of manmade fibres
6006 Other knitted or crocheted fabrics.
600621 Unbleached or bleached
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
6214 Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils and the like.
621430 Of synthetic fibres
6217 Other made up clothing accessories; parts of garments or of clothing accessories, other than those of heading 62.12.
621710 Accessories
621790 Parts
296 Parts of footwear
6406 Parts of footwear (including uppers whether or not attached to soles other than outer soles); removable insoles, heel cushions and similar articles; gaiters, leggings and similar articles, and parts thereof.
640610 Uppers and parts thereof, other than stiffeners
640620 Outer soles and heels, of rubber or plastics
640690 Other
321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
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
4821 Paper or paperboard labels of all kinds, whether or not printed.
482110 Printed
322 Books, in print
4901 Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets.
490199 Other
334 Petroleum gases & other gaseous hydrocarbons, except natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271113 Butanes
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
290543 Mannitol
342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2833 Sulphates; alums; peroxosulphates (persulphates).
283311 Disodium sulphate
283319 Other
283321 Of magnesium
283329 Other
2835 Phosphinates (hypophosphites), phosphonates (phosphites) and phosphates; polyphosphates, whether or not chemically defined.
283525 Calcium hydrogenorthophosphate (“dicalcium phosphate”)
283531 Sodium triphosphate (sodium tripolyphosphate)
283539 Other
2836 Carbonates; peroxocarbonates (percarbonates); commercial ammonium carbonate containing ammonium carbamate.
283620 Disodium carbonate
283630 Sodium hydrogencarbonate (sodium bicarbonate)
283650 Calcium carbonate
283699 Other
345 Miscellaneous basic chemical products
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290545 Glycerol
347 Plastics in primary forms
3906 Acrylic polymers in primary forms.
390690 Other
3909 Aminoresins, phenolic resins and polyurethanes, in primary forms.
390910 Urea resins; thiourea resins
390920 Melamine resins
390950 Polyurethanes
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3304 Beauty or makeup preparations and preparations for the care of the skin (other than medicaments), including sunscreen or sun tan preparations; manicure or pedicure preparations.
330499 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)
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392119 Of other plastics
392190 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.
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
7019 Glass fibres (including glass wool) and articles thereof (for example, yarn, woven fabrics).
701990 Other
381 Furniture
9401 Seats (other than those of heading 94.02), whether or not convertible into beds, and parts thereof.
940110 Seats of a kind used for aircraft
940190 Parts
9403 Other furniture and parts thereof.
940360 Other wooden furniture
392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
5202 Cotton waste (including yarn waste and garnetted stock).
520299 Other
411 Basic iron & steel
7202 Ferroalloys.
720211 Containing by weight more than 2 % of carbon
720230 Ferrosilicomanganese
412 Products of iron or steel
7208 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hotrolled, not clad, plated or coated.
720826 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720827 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
720837 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
720838 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720839 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
720851 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
720852 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
720853 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720854 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
7210 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated.
721011 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more
721012 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
721030 Electrolytically plated or coated with zinc
721049 Other
721050 Plated or coated with chromium oxides or with chromium and chromium oxides
721061 Plated or coated with aluminiumzinc alloys
721069 Other
721070 Painted, varnished or coated with plastics
721090 Other
7217 Wire of iron or nonalloy steel.
721710 Not plated or coated, whether or not polished
721720 Plated or coated with zinc
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7408 Copper wire.
740811 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 6 mm
740821 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
7605 Aluminium wire.
760511 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 7 mm
422 Tanks, reservoirs & containers of iron, steel or aluminium
7311 Containers for compressed or liquefied gas, of iron or steel.
731100 Containers for compressed or liquefied gas, of iron or steel.
429 Other fabricated metal products
7310 Tanks, casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers, for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity not exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heat insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equ
731021 Cans which are to be closed by soldering or crimping
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.
848120 Valves for oleohydraulic or pneumatic transmissions
848180 Other appliances
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
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842119 Other
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842139 Other
842199 Other
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8704 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods.
870410 Dumpers designed for offhighway use
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
449 Other special-purpose 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.
844311 Offset printing machinery, reelfed
844313 Other offset 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
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851769 Other
462 Electricity distribution & control apparatus; parts
8536 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, sockets, lampholders and other connectors, junction boxes), for
853620 Automatic circuit breakers
853649 Other
853650 Other switches
853669 Other
463 Insulated wire & cable; optical fibre cables
8544 Insulated (including enamelled or anodised) wire, cable (including coaxial cable) and other insulated electric conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors; optical fibre cables, made up of individually sheathed fibres, whether or not assembled with
854411 Of copper
854420 Coaxial cable and other coaxial electric conductors
854442 Fitted with connectors
854449 Other
854460 Other electric conductors, for a voltage exceeding 1,000 V
854470 Optical fibre cables
465 Electric filament or discharge lamps; lighting equipment; parts
8513 Portable electric lamps designed to function by their own source of energy (for example, dry batteries, accumulators, magnetos), other than lighting equipment of heading 85.12.
851310 Lamps
8539 Electric filament or discharge lamps, including sealed beam lamp units and ultraviolet or infrared lamps; arclamps.
853931 Fluorescent, hot cathode
853949 Other
853990 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
940540 Other electric lamps and lighting fittings
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8543 Electrical machines and apparatus, having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
854310 Particle accelerators
854370 Other machines and apparatus
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
472 Television & radio transmitters; cameras; telephone sets
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851712 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks
851761 Base stations
851762 Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, including switching and routing apparatus
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851770 Parts
475 Disks, tapes, storage devices & other media, not recorded
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852341 Unrecorded
476 Disks, tapes & other physical media, recorded
" class="default-popupover-item"> 8523 Discs, tapes, solidstate nonvolatile storage devices, "smart cards" and other media for the recording of sound or of other phenomena, whether or not recorded, including matrices and masters for the production of discs, but excluding products of Chapter
852329 Other
852349 Other
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sighttesting instruments.
901812 Ultrasonic scanning apparatus
901813 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus
901819 Other
901832 Tubular metal needles and needles for sutures
901839 Other
901850 Other ophthalmic instruments and appliances
901890 Other instruments and appliances
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
870321 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,000 cc
870322 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,000 cc but not exceeding 1,500 cc
870323 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 3,000 cc
870332 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 2,500 cc
870333 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2,500 cc
870390 Other
8704 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods.
870421 g.v.w. not exceeding 5 tonnes
870422 g.v.w. exceeding 5 tonnes but not exceeding 20 tonnes
870423 g.v.w. exceeding 20 tonnes
870431 g.v.w. not exceeding 5 tonnes
499 Other transport equipment & parts
8711 Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles fitted with an auxiliary motor, with or without sidecars; sidecars.
871120 With reciprocating internal combustion piston engine of a cylinder capacity exceeding 50 cc but not exceeding 250 cc

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