ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Oct 2018

On 31 October 2018, the government of Turkey announced a change in import duties on sesamum seeds.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Gazette of Turkey, Presidential Decree on Import Regime. İthalat Rejimi Kararına Ek Karar (Karar Sayısı: 265). Available at: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2018/10/20181031-9.pdf

Inception date: 31 Oct 2018 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 31 October 2018, with a Presidential Decree, the government of Turkey announced an import tariff decrease on sesamum seeds classified in the Turkish Customs Tariff Schedule under the customs tariff codes 1207.40.10.00.00, 1207.40.90.00.11, and 1207.40.90.00.12 from 4%, 10%, and 23.4% to 0%, 0% and 10% respectively. The new duty comes into effect on the announcement date.

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