ANNOUNCEMENT 25 May 2009

In May 2009, the government of Dominican Republic announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



International Center for the Settlement of Energy Disputes. Corona Materials LLC vs. Dominican Republic. (see page 9)
http://www.italaw.com/sites/default/files/case-documents/italaw3303.pdf


Inception date: 25 May 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export tax

On 25 May 2009, the government of the Dominican Republic established an export tax on crushed stone (see Resolution 21-2009 of the Secretary of Energy).
The export tax is set at USD 2.00 per cubic meter on any exports of such construction aggregates. This contrast with a tax of USDĀ 0.3 per cubic meter on aggregate sold to domestic consumers.

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