ANNOUNCEMENT 14 May 2013In May 2013, the government of Jamaica announced a change in import duties.
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official document from 14 may 2013 , page 32
On 14 May 2013, Jamaica imposed additional import duties on lubrication oil products originating in Trinidad and Tobago. The duty is collected as a retroactive interim charge between the date of the accusation and today and amounts to J$ 184.2 million (USD 2 million).
In December 2012, Jamaica accused the state owned oil company Petrotrin on circumventing certain rules of origin with respect to the exportation of lubrication oil. Trinidad and Tobago where not answering to the verification request, therefore Jamaica reacted with the above stated import duty.