ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Oct 2010In October 2010, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced a change in export taxation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO document G/AG/N/KGZ/3, 7 January 2011
"Erkin-Too" No. 91 dated 5 October 2010.
Due to the shortages of agricultural products on the domestic market and low level of income of the population, Kyrgyz Republic adopted the decision on the establishment of customs duties for export of certain agricultural products from the Kyrgyz Republic (Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated 1 October 2010 No. 227) (HS 1004.00; 1005; 1213; 1214; 2301; 2302; 2304; 2306; 2308).This measure was published in the national newspaper "Erkin-Too" No. 91 dated 5 October 2010. The measure is effective from 5 November 2010 to 5 May 2011.
According to trade data from UN Comtrade, the Kyrgyz Republic's exports did not exceed the GTA de minimis threshold of USD 1 million in the year prior to the measure in any of the affected tariff lines.