ANNOUNCEMENT 05 May 2013In May 2013, the government of Vietnam announced a change in export taxation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
On May 5, 2013, the Vietnamese Minister of Finance issued Circular No. 56/2013/TT-BTCamending the export duty on charcoal under the heading 44.02.
The Ministry decided to increase the export duty oncharcoals from bamboo (including those from burned husks, packed orun-packed) and others to 10 per cent. These products previously faced anexport duty of 5 per cent.
Coconut shell charcoal is exempted from duty,charcoal from reforested woods faces an export duty of 5 per cent.