IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 01 Jan 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

On 19 December 2008, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 99 of 2008, to increase the import VAT on 82 tariff lines, from 13% to 17%. The new policy will come into effect on 1 January 2009. No further information is stated.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

110 Coal & peat
2701 Coal; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal.
270111 Anthracite
270112 Bituminous coal
270119 Other coal
2702 Lignite, whether or not agglomerated, excluding jet.
270210 Lignite, whether or not pulverised, but not agglomerated
2703 Peat (including peat litter), whether or not agglomerated.
270300 Peat (including peat litter), whether or not agglomerated.
141 Iron ores & concentrates, other than roasted iron pyrites
2601 Iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites.
260111 Nonagglomerated
260112 Agglomerated
142 Non-ferrous metal ores & concentrates
2602 Manganese ores and concentrates, including ferruginous manganese ores and concentrates with a manganese content of 20 % or more, calculated on the dry weight.
260200 Manganese ores and concentrates, including ferruginous manganese ores and concentrates with a manganese content of 20 % or more, calculated on the dry weight.
2603 Copper ores and concentrates.
260300 Copper ores and concentrates.
2604 Nickel ores and concentrates.
260400 Nickel ores and concentrates.
2605 Cobalt ores and concentrates.
260500 Cobalt ores and concentrates.
2606 Aluminium ores and concentrates.
260600 Aluminium ores and concentrates.
2607 Lead ores and concentrates.
260700 Lead ores and concentrates.
2608 Zinc ores and concentrates.
260800 Zinc ores and concentrates.
2609 Tin ores and concentrates.
260900 Tin ores and concentrates.
2610 Chromium ores and concentrates.
261000 Chromium ores and concentrates.
2611 Tungsten ores and concentrates.
261100 Tungsten ores and concentrates.
2613 Molybdenum ores and concentrates.
261310 Roasted
261390 Other
2614 Titanium ores and concentrates.
261400 Titanium ores and concentrates.
2615 Niobium, tantalum, vanadium or zirconium ores and concentrates.
261510 Zirconium ores and concentrates
261590 Other
2616 Precious metal ores and concentrates.
261610 Silver ores and concentrates
261690 Other
2617 Other ores and concentrates.
261710 Antimony ores and concentrates
261790 Other
151 Monumental or building stone
2506 Quartz (other than natural sands); quartzite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape.
250620 Quartzite
153 Sands, pebbles, gravel, natural bitumen & asphalt
2505 Natural sands of all kinds, whether or not coloured, other than metalbearing sands of Chapter 26.
250510 Silica sands and quartz sands
154 Clays
2507 Kaolin and other kaolinic clays, whether or not calcined.
250700 Kaolin and other kaolinic clays, whether or not calcined.
2508 Other clays (not including expanded clays of heading 68.06), andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, whether or not calcined; mullite; chamotte or dinas earths.
250810 Bentonite
250840 Other clays
250850 Andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite
161 Chemical & fertilizer minerals
2502 Unroasted iron pyrites.
250200 Unroasted iron pyrites.
2528 Natural borates and concentrates thereof (whether or not calcined), but not including borates separated from natural brine; natural boric acid containing not more than 85 % of H3BO3 calculated on the dry weight.
252800 Natural borates and concentrates thereof (whether or not calcined), but not including borates separated from natural brine; natural boric acid containing not more than 85 % of H3BO3 calculated on the dry weight.
2529 Feldspar; leucite, nepheline and nepheline syenite; fluorspar.
252921 Containing by weight 97 % or less of calcium fluoride
2530 Mineral substances not elsewhere specified or included.
253090 Other
162 Salt & pure sodium chloride; sea water
2501 Salt (including table salt and denatured salt) and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anticaking or freeflowing agents; sea water.
250100 Salt (including table salt and denatured salt) and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anticaking or freeflowing agents; sea water.
163 Precious & semi-precious stones; natural abrasives; other minerals
2504 Natural graphite.
250410 In powder or in flakes
2506 Quartz (other than natural sands); quartzite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape.
250610 Quartz
2524 Asbestos.
252490 Other
2525 Mica, including spliiting; mica waste.
252510 Crude mica and mica rifted into sheets or splitting
252520 Mica powder
2526 Natural steatite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; talc.
252610 Not crushed, not powdered
252620 Crushed or powdered
2529 Feldspar; leucite, nepheline and nepheline syenite; fluorspar.
252910 Feldspar
2530 Mineral substances not elsewhere specified or included.
253010 Vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded
345 Miscellaneous basic chemical products
2503 Sulphur of all kinds, other than sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur.
250300 Sulphur of all kinds, other than sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur.
2601 Iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites.
260120 Roasted iron pyrites

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