ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2010

In January 2010, the government of Australia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 1 January 2010, the Australian Customs Service reduced (according to Customs Notice 2009/49) import duties on passenger cars and components from 10 to 5 per cent.
Furthermore, import tariffs on textile fabrics (including knitted and woven coats, jumpers, shirts, under garments, footwear and other finished textile articles) were reduced from 17.5 per cent to 10 per cent.

AFFECTED SECTORS