ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2013

In January 2013, the government of Malaysia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Customs Duties (Amendment) Order 2012 - P.U. (A) 472
Available at: http://www.federalgazette.agc.gov.my/outputp/pua_20121228_PDK%20(Pindaan)%202012.pdf


Inception date: 01 Jan 2013 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 1 January 2013 the government of Malaysia decreased import tariffs on various plastic articles i.e. polyethylene, polypropylene and propylene copolymers; as well as teats for feeding bottles and the like from 15% to 10%. Additionally import tariffs were reduced on flat-rolled iron or non-alloy steel products clad, plated or coated of a specific thickness and width from 10% to 5%.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS