ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2009

In January 2009, the government of Malaysia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of International Trade and Industry: Review of National Automotive Policy
Available at: http://www.miti.gov.my/index.php/pages/view/1449


Inception date: 01 Jan 2009 | Removal date: 01 Jan 2011
Still in force

Import tariff

On the 1 January 2009 Malaysia will, under its 2009 budget, exemption CBU hybrid vehicles from import duty.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 01 Jan 2009 | Removal date: 01 Jan 2011
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

Furthermore, the Malaysian government is granting a 50% excise duty exemption.

 

The exemption is intended to promote the local assembly and is given for a two-year period until 31 December 2010.