ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Mar 2009In March 2009, the government of Viet Nam announced a change in import duties.
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Ministry of Finance. (3 March 2009). Circular 39-2009-TT-BTC. To be obtained at
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
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.