ANNOUNCEMENT 05 May 2014
In May 2014, the government of Pakistan announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Exemption on 200,000 tons
Pakistan has decided to exempt regulatory duty of 25% on import of up to 200,000 tons of potatoes, if such are imported between 5 May 2014 and 31 July 2014 (both inclusive). Such regulatory duty has been imposted on potato imports since September 2009 (see related measure).
The exemption was later extended up to 15 November 2014 and the quota for such exemption has been increased to 300,000 tons over the whole period.