ANNOUNCEMENT 20 May 2015

In May 2015, the government of Japan announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO Report on G-20 Trade Measures (mid-October 2014 to mid-May 2015):
https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news15_e/trdev_15jun15_e.htm


Inception date: 20 Apr 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 20 May 2015, the Permanent Delegation of Japan to the WTO confirmed that the country had temporarily eliminated its import tariffs on molasses. The duration of the suspension was left unspecified.
The elimination was effective starting 20 April 2015.

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