ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Jun 2020

On 9 June 2020, the government of Turkey issued a presidential decree increasing the import duties on outdoor plants and natural corks.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Official gazette of Turkey, “İthalat Rejim Kararına Ek Karar, No.2638”, [Presidential Decree on Import Regime, No.2638]. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2020/06/20200609-15.pdf

Inception date: 19 Jun 2020 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 9 June 2020, the government of Turkey issued a presidential decree increasing the import duties on outdoor plants and corks. More specifically, the government increased the import duties on outdoor plants from 3.9% to 19.5%. Outdoor plants are classified in the Turkish Customs Schedule under the customs tariff codes 0602.90.46.00.00, 0602.90.47.00.00, and 0602.90.48.00.00. On the other hand, the government increased the import duties on corks from 1% to 15%. Corks are classified under the tariff heading 4501.

The decree enters into force on the tenth day following the date of issuance.  

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