ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Mar 2009

In March 2009, the government of Viet Nam announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of Finance. (3 March 2009). Circular 39-2009-TT-BTC. To be obtained at
http://www.customs.gov.vn/English/Lists/Documents/Attachments/957/DECI%20No.13%2708%20BTC.doc

Also, reported in European Commission. (September 2009). Fourth Report on Potentially Trade Restrictive Measures. To be obtained at http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/html/144778.htm


Inception date: 03 Mar 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 3 March 2009, the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance issued a circular raising import tariffs for designated milk products.
 
The import duty on condensed milk and cream as well as milk and cream of various fat degrees has been raised from 5 to 15 percent.
 
Unsweetened but concentrated milk and cream products are to be charged with an import tariff of 10 instead of 3 percent.
 
The import tariff on fresh milk was raised from 7 to 20 percent.
 
The import duties on powdered milk remained unaffected of this decision.

AFFECTED SECTORS