ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Sep 2009In September 2009, the government of Trinidad and Tobago announced a change in import duties.
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Ministry of Finance. (7 September 2009). Budget Statement 2010. Available at http://www.finance.gov.tt/documents/publications/pub985D6E.pdf
On 8 September 2009, the government of Trinidad and Tobago increased the import duties on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products. In order to promote a healthier lifestyle, the government increased tariffs on cigars and cigerattes by 15 percentage points. Import tariffs on alcoholic beverages will be raised by 15 or 30 percentage points, depending on the region of origin.