ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Apr 2016

In April 2016, the government of Malaysia announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Economic & Industry Development Division: Export Duties 2016, April: http://bepi.mpob.gov.my/images/export-duties-2016/EXPORT_DUTY_RATE_APRIL_2016.pdf

Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Economic & Industry Development Division: Export Duties 2016, May: http://bepi.mpob.gov.my/images/export-duties-2016/EXPORT_DUTY_RATE_MAY_2016.pdf


Inception date: 01 Apr 2016 | Removal date: 01 Jun 2016

Export tax

On 1 April 2016, the export duty on crude palm oil was temporarily reintroduced. The duty is 5% for the month of April and was later extended for the month of May. Prior to April 2016 the duty was temporarily removed for a period of 11 months, see related measure.
Affected trading partners are identified based on UN Comtrade's import data from 2014.
On 1 June 2016, the export duty is increased to 5.5%, see related measure.

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