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
Decision No. 436/QD-BTC (in Vietnamese): https://www.customs.gov.vn/Lists/VanBanPhapLuat/Attachments/13002/QD4362020BTC.PDF
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.