ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Mar 2020

In March 2020, Vietnam exempted import duties of non-woven fabrics for production of protective clothing in combatting covid-19 pandemic. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 27 Mar 2020 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 March 2020, Vietnam issued Decision No. 436/QD-BTC to exempt the import duty of non-woven fabrics products that should be used for the production of protective clothing in order to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The import duties were reduced from 12 percent to 0 percent. 

The regulation came into force on 27 March 2020. 

AFFECTED SECTORS