ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jun 2010In June 2010, the government of Philippines announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Gazette. (2010). Executive Order 885. Available at http://www.gov.ph/2010/06/03/executive-order-no-885/
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.