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
Still in force

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