ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Nov 2017

On 22 November 2017, the government of Turkey amended the customs duties of certain agricultural products through a Decree of Council of Ministers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

4

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Gazette of Turkey, Decree of Council of Ministers on Import Regime. Ithalat Rejimine Ek Karar No. 2017/10796. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2017/11/20171122-2.pdf

Inception date: 22 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 22 November 2017, the government of Turkey, amended the customs duties of certain products through the decree council of ministers no. 2017/10796.

With the Decree being issued, the government decreased the customs duties on flours of fish classified in the Turkish Customs Schedule under the customs tariff code 2301.20.00.00.11 from 2% to 0%; Bran, sharps and other residues of maize classified under the tariff subheading 2302.10 from 4% to 0%; Bran, sharps and other residues of wheat, of other cereals, and of leguminous plants classified under the tariff subheadings 2302.30, 2302.40 and 2302.50 from 5% to 0%.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 22 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 22 November 2017, the government of Turkey, amended the customs duties of certain products through the decree council of ministers no. 2017/10796.

With the Decree being issued, the government decreased the customs duties of oilcake and other solid residues of cotton seeds, of linseed, of sunflower seeds, and of rape or colza seeds classified under the tariff subheadings 2306.10, 2306.20, 2306.30, 2306.41 and 2306.49 from 13.5% to 6.5% provided that  the subject products will be used for animal feeding stuff.

Inception date: 22 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Tax or social insurance relief

On 22 November 2017, the government of Turkey, amended the customs duties of certain products through the decree council of ministers no. 2017/10796.

With the condition of being used for animal feeding stuff, the government decreased the customs duties of oilcake and other solid residues of cotton seeds, of linseed, of sunflower seeds, and of rape or colza seeds classified under the tariff subheadings 2306.10, 2306.20, 2306.30, 2306.41 and 2306.49 from 13.5% to 6.5%. Concerning the application of the tariff decrease, end-use provisions of the customs legislation will be applied.

Inception date: 22 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 22 November 2017, the government of Turkey, amended the customs duties of certain products through the decree council of ministers no. 2017/10796.

With the Decree being issued, the government increased the customs duties of linseed classified in the Turkish Customs Schedule under the customs tariff code 1204.00.90.00.00 from 0% to 10%.