ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Jul 2013

In July 2013, the government of Ghana announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Customs and Excise (Duties and Other Taxes) (Amendment) Act, 1996 (Act 512): http://www.parliament.gh/assets/file/Bills/Cus.pdf
Government of Ghana Official Portal, July 5, 2013, 'Parliament Approves Tax on Mobile Phones': http://www.ghana.gov.gh/index.php/2012-02-08-08-32-47/general-news/1423-parliament-approves-tax-on-mobile-phones
PWC, 'Customs and Excise (Duties and Other Taxes) (Amendment) Bill: http://www.pwc.com/gh/en/assets/pdf/ghana-on-point-customs-and-excise-duties-and-other-taxes-amendment-bill-july-2013.pdf


Inception date: 04 Jul 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On July 4, 2013, the Parliament of Ghana passed into law the Customs and Excise Amendment Bill 2013, re-imposing a 20% import duty on mobile phones after having abolished the tariff in 2008.

AFFECTED SECTORS