ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Oct 2010In October 2010, the government of Vietnam announced a change in import duties.
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Ministry of Finance. (2010). Increased Import Tariffs on Many Kinds of Food. Available at http://www.mof.gov.vn/portal/page/portal/mof_en/133241342/pr?p_page_id=2454720&item_id=20161324&p_details=1
Ministry of Finance. (2010). Circular Circular 133/2010/TT-BTC. Available at http://www.business.gov.vn/uploadedFiles/133_2010_TT_BTC.pdf
Effective 24 October 2010, the government of Vietnam raised import tariffs on a range of goods. As announced by the Ministry of Finance, import tariffs on specified food items will increase to a level of 40 percent. Also, household equipment such as kitchen utensils, stoves or air condition systems will be subject to rates increased up to 30 percent.