ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Sep 2013In September 2013, the government of Belarus announced a change in export taxation.
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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).