ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Sep 2013

In September 2013, the government of Belarus announced a change to the import-specific domestic duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 11 Sep 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

On 11 September 2013 the President of the Republic of Belarus, Mr Lukashenko, amended Decree Nr 6 of 7 May 2012. The purpose of the legislative changes is to protect the local producers of tractors, trucks, buses, special purpose vehicles, towing vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers by abolishing the existing import-related VAT concessions. 

AFFECTED SECTORS