ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Aug 2009

In August 2009, the government of Thailand announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Fiscal Policy Office. (2009). Cancellation of Export Tax. Available at http://www.fpo.go.th/eng/TaxPoliciesUpdates2.php


Inception date: 11 Aug 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Export tax

On 11 August 2009, the government of Thailand removed export taxes from certain hides and processed rubber woods. Prior to the change, the now tax-free buffalo and cow hides had been subject to a rate of 5 baht/kg; the now tax-free processed rubber woods had been taxed at three percent.

AFFECTED SECTORS