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: 14 Feb 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export tax

The Law of 'Minerals' of 14 February 2010 regulates the extraction of minerals in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for exportation.
It sets a royalty tax of 15% on the commercial invoice value of all minerals except for lapis. With respect to lapis, it sets a royalty tax of 15%, depending on the grade of the estimated stone value.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

163 Precious & semi-precious stones; natural abrasives; other minerals
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
374 Plaster, lime & cement
2520 Gypsum; anhydrite; plasters (consisting of calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate) whether or not coloured, with or without small quantities of accelerators or retarders.
252020 Plasters
2523 Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, supersulphate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers.
252329 Other

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