ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Dec 2010In December 2010, the government of Azerbaijan announced a change in import duties.
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the WTO "REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL ON TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS", WT/TPR/OV/W/5, 9 June 2011
This information is verified by the Government of Azerbaijan. Available from < http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/sppl_e/sppl196_e.htm >
" 5 " , 14 December 2010, TRENDA (in Russian)
The government of Azerbaijan has announced the temporary elimination of import tariffs and value added tax on scientific instruments and equipment effective from 13 December 2010 to 1 January 2016 (5 years). The previous maximum import tariff rate was about 15 percent; value added tax was 18 percent. This measure was adopted based on the recommendations written by the National Science Academy of Azerbaijan.