ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Jul 2009In July 2009, the government of Philippines announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Tariff Commission. (2008). Executive Order 766. Availble at http://www.tariffcommission.gov.ph/eo_766.htm
Tariff Commission. (2009). Executive Order 819. Available at http://www.tariffcommission.gov.ph/eo_819.htm
Official Gazette. (2010). Executive Order 862. Available at http://www.gov.ph/2010/02/19/executive-order-no-862/
On 19 February 2010, the government of the Philippines renewed the exemption of portland cement and cement clinker from import duties. The government thus prolonged a temporary duty reduction initially granted in November 2008.
Prior to the change the applied tariff had been 5 percent.