IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

Yes

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 27 Mar 2020 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 March 2020, the General Tax Administration of Angola announced exempting the goods imported for the purpose of the prevention of COVID-19 pandemic from the import duties.

Notable, these goods are essential goods used for the containment of the pandemic, such as medicines, basic medical supplies, and equipment. On these products, the import duties are at the rate of up to 50%.

According to the Circular, the customs duty exemptions can only be applied to the goods imported for purposes of donation and humanitarian aid.

The circular also provided an exemption for the imported goods from the payment of VAT (please see related intervention).

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

271 Made-up textile articles
6307 Other made up articles, including dress patterns.
630790 Other
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392620 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories (including gloves, mittens and mitts)
352 Pharmaceutical products
3005 Wadding, gauze, bandages and similar articles (for example, dressings, adhesive plasters, poultices), impregnated or coated with pharmaceutical substances or put up in forms or packings for retail sale for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes.
300590 Other
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3401 Soap; organic surfaceactive products and preparations for use as soap, in the form of bars, cakes, moulded pieces or shapes, whether or not containing soap; organic surfaceactive products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or c
340111 For toilet use (including medicated products)
340130 Organic surfaceactive products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap
3402 Organic surfaceactive agents (other than soap); surfaceactive preparations, washing preparations (including auxiliary washing preparations) and cleaning preparations, whether or not containing soap, other than those of heading 34.01.
340220 Preparations put up for retail sale
369 Other plastics products
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392690 Other

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