ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Jun 2013

In June 2013, the government of Pakistan announced a change to the import-specific domestic duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 13 Jun 2013 | Removal date: 13 Jun 2014
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

On 12 June 2013, Pakistan provided a 100% exemption for imports of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) up to 1200cc, a 50% exemption for HEVs between 1201cc and 1800cc and a 25% exemption for HEVs between 1800cc and 2500cc capacity on customs duty, sales tax and withholding tax applicable thereof.
Earlier, a 25% exemption limit was applicable for all HEVs (see related measure).
The measure was amended on 26 June 2014 (see related measure).

AFFECTED SECTORS