ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Mar 2013

In March 2013, the government of Pakistan announced an extension of the export subsidy for an additional 300,000 tonnes of sugar and exempted duties on goods and components for the Karachi Circular Railway project.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Pakistan Information dept. press release

http://www.pid.gov.pk/press06-03-2013.htm


Pakistan Information dept. press release - Web Archive

https://web.archive.org/web/20140903012821/http://www.pid.gov.pk/press06-03-2013.htm

Inception date: 06 Mar 2013 | Removal date: 07 Sep 2013
Still in force

Export subsidy

On 6 March 2013, the Economic Coordination Committee of Pakistan extended the inland freight subsidy of Rs. 1.75 per kilogram for the total sugar export quota of 1.2 million tonnes instead of 895,000 tonnes as announced in January 2013.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
N/A

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
N/A
Inception date: 06 Mar 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

The ECC also approved the exemption of sales tax, customs duty and other federal levies on all locally manufactured and imported components for the Karachi Circular Railway.