ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Feb 2009

In February 2009, the government of Viet Nam announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



European Commission. (September 2009). Fourth Report on Potentially Trade Restrictive Measures. To be obtained at
http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/html/144778.htm

World Trade Organization. (26 March 2009). REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL ON THE FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS AND TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 'JOB (09)/20'. To be obtained at http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news09_e/trdev_dg_report_14apr09_e.doc


Inception date: 16 Feb 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

 
Viet Nam has imposed Import tariffs on newsprint paper and uncoated paper were raised to 29 percent (up from 20 and 25 percent respectively). The duties came into effect on 16 February 2009 and were only applied to non-ASEAN trading partners.
 
In March 2009 the favorable import tariff of 3 percent for ASEAN-members was raised to 5 percent.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS