ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Oct 2014
In October 2014, the government of Turkey announced an altered import quota.
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Title: Vinil Asetat Ithalatinda Tarife Kontenjani Uygulanmasi Hakkinda Karar
Official Gazette of Turkey, Decree of Council of Ministers on the imposition of import tariff quotas on certain chemical and electronic products. Bazı Kimyasalların ve Elektronik Eşyanın İthalatında Tarife Kontenjanı Uygulanması Hakkında Karar. No 2016/8435. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2016/02/20160226-5.pdf
On 27 October 2014, the government of Turkey decided to establish a quota for vinyl acetate for the first time. Throughout 2015, a total of up to 67,000 tons may be imported duty free.
The ordinary rate applied outside this quota is 2% for developing countries and 3% for the rest of the world.
With Decree No. 2016/8435, the Turkish government extended the import tariff quota until 31 December 2016 (see related state act).