ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Jan 2010In January 2010, the government of Uzbekistan announced an altered import quota.
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UZBEKISTAN REDUCES FREE IMPORT QUOTA FOR PHYSICAL ENTITLES ON PRODUCTS FROM NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES 100 TIMES
5 February 2010, Asia-PLUS Daily Blitz ASIPLU # 25 (2925, (c) 2010 ASIA-Plus Information Agency.
Uzbekistan has reduced free import quota on products from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan for physical entities 100 percent.
Under the resolution passed by the Ministry of Finance and State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan on January 30, 2010, the free import quota on consumer goods imported from neighboring countries is for physical entities at 10 U.S. dollars. These countries are Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. Meanwhile, free import quota for products imported or delivered through international forwarding services from territories of other countries is 1000 U.S. dollars. We will recall that earlier, under Uzbekistan's customs legislation the free import quota had been 1000 U.S. dollars for all countries.