ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Aug 2014

In August 2014, the government of Japan announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Japanese Ministry of Finance. . Available at http://www.mof.go.jp/customs_tariff/trade/plan/houfuku/ka20140820.htm


Inception date: 31 Aug 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

Effective 31 of August 2014, the Ministery of Finance removed retaliatory tariffs on ball bearings and other steel products imported from the United States. The ministery had imposed a 17.4% retaliatory duty on 13 US products in response to the Byrd amendment since September 2005.

AFFECTED SECTORS