ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2010

In January 2010, the government of Saudi Arabia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO. (2010). REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERALON TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 'WT/TPR/OV/W/3'. Available at http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news10_e/report_tprb_june10_e.pdf


Inception date: 01 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 1 January 2010, the government of Saudi Arabia has re-imposed an import tariff on steel. From that date, imports of steel are subject to an ad valorem tariff of 5 percent.
 
Imports from the GCC member states are exempt from the duty.

AFFECTED SECTORS