ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Oct 2021

The government of Turkey announced government temporarily abolished the import duties on sunflower seed oil and safflower seeds.

 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Official gazette of Turkey, “Ithalat Rejim Kararında değişiklik yapılmasına ilişkin karar, No.4634”, [Amendment Decision to the Import Regime Decree, No.4634]. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2021/10/20211026-4.pdf

Inception date: 26 Oct 2021 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2021

Import tariff

On 26 October 2021, the Turkish government temporarily abolished the import duties on sunflower seed oil and safflower seeds. Previously the import duties on subject products were ranging from 10 percent to 23.4 percent.

The decree will stay in force until 31 December 2021. Effective from 1 January 2022, new duties will apply to the subject products (see related intervention).

 

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 01 Jan 2022 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

The Turkish government announced that effective from 1 January 2022, the import tariffs on sunflower seed oil, and safflower seeds will be between 22.5% and 36%. Previously the Turkish government temporarily abolished the import duties on subject products (see related intervention). 

 
 
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