ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Apr 2016In April 2016, the government of Malaysia announced a change in export taxation.
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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
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.