ANNOUNCEMENT 06 May 2011

In May 2011, the government of Algeria announced a change to the import-specific domestic duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Echorouk Online. 2011. 'Algeria drops wheat import tax.' 14 May. Available at http://www.echoroukonline.com/eng/business/13242-algeria-drops-wheat-import-tax.html

Algeria News and Press Reviews. 2011. Import duty on hard wheat. Available at http://news.marweb.com/algeria/ecomonics/import-duty-on-hard-wheat-suspended-says-agriculture-ministe.html


Inception date: 06 May 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

According to consistent press reports, the government of Algeria has granted a suspension of import tariffs on imports of durum wheat. The tax-exemptionwas introduced through the 2011 Complementary Finance Act.

AFFECTED SECTORS