ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Sep 2013

In September 2013, the president of Belarus announced eliminated export duties on potassium fertilizer. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

President of Belarus. Order N400 dated 5 September 2013, Об установлении ставки вывозной таможенной пошлины на калийные удобрения и внесении дополнений и изменения в указы Президента Республики Беларусь от 3 октября 2011 г. № 442 и от 17 января 2012 г. № 37 (On Establishing Export Duty on Potassium Fertilizers and Amending Orders of President N442 and 37), http://www.pravo.by/document/?guid=3961&p0=P31300400

Extension: Order N138 dated 31 March 2014, О внесении изменений в Указ Президента Республики Беларусь от 5 сентября 2013 г. N 400 (Amending Decree of President of Belarus N400 dated 5 September 2013), https://www.alta.ru/tamdoc/14bl0138/

Inception date: 01 Sep 2013 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2014

Export tax

On September 5, 2013, the President of the Republic of Belarus, Mr Lukashenko, approved with Presidential Decree Nr 400 the abolition of export duties on potash fertiliser applicable for the period September 1, 2013 -- December 31, 2013.
The suspension was later extended for a year with Presidential Decree Nr 138 of 31 March 2014.

 
Prior to the exemption, two different rates applied to potash fertisliser exports, depending on the destination (see related measure).

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