ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Jun 2017

On 27 June 2017, the Government of Turkey introduced lower import tariffs on several agricultural goods and animal products.
 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Gazette of Turkey, Decree of Council of Ministers Numbered 2017/10440. ─░thalat Rejim Karar─▒na Ek Karar. Available at: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2017/06/20170627-1.pdf

World Trade Organization. 2017. OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL TRADING ENVIRONMENT ANNUAL REPORT BY THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL (Mid-October 2016 to mid-October 2017). https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news17_e/trdev_04dec17_e.pdf

Inception date: 27 Jun 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

Turkish Government introduced import tariff decreases on the following products, effective from 27 June 2017:

  • from 135% to 26% on live bovine animals for slaughter;
  • from 100% to 40% on bovine carcass meat;
  • from 130% to 45% on wheat;
  • from 130% to 35% on barley;
  • from 130% to 25% on maize.

AFFECTED SECTORS