ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Jul 2018

A 2% additional duty exemption on cotton imports was withdrawn.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 15 Jul 2018 | Removal date: 31 Jan 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

On 4 July 2018, Pakistan through SRO 848(I)/2018 removed the exemption on imports of cotton from an additional customs duty of 2%. The additional duty was initially announced at 1% in November 2015 and then increased to 2% in May 2018.

The notification is effective from 15 July 2018. On 31 January 2019, the duty exemption was re-introduced for the period 1 February 2019 to 30 June 2019 (see related State Act).

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