ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jun 2010

In June 2010, the government of Philippines announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Official Gazette. (2010). Executive Order 885. Available at http://www.gov.ph/2010/06/03/executive-order-no-885/


Inception date: 03 Jul 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 3 June 2010, the government of the Philippines suspended import tariffs on books intended for educational purposes. Among the now duty free imports are dictionaries, educational newspapers and journals, picture and drawing books, music, maps, and educational picture sets.
 
The measure became effective at the beginning of July 2010.