ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Feb 2013

In February 2013, the government of Nigeria announced a change in import duties and a change to the import-specific domestic duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising
Inception date: 06 Feb 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 6 February 2013, Nigeria announced that import duties and import VAT on machinery and equipment imported for the solid minerals sector will be set at 0 per cent in order to boost the economy and investments in the Nigerian mining sector. 

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 06 Feb 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

On 6 February 2013, Nigeria announced that import duties and import VAT on machinery and equipment imported for the solid minerals sector will be set at 0 per cent in order to boost the economy and investments in the Nigerian mining sector.