ANNOUNCEMENT 25 May 2015
In May 2015, the government of Turkey announced imposing additional duties certain bags.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Decree No. 2015/7722
On 25 May 2015 the Turkish government decided to impose additional duties of 30% for suitcases, coffers, briefcases, schoolbags, wallets and similiar cases.
The measure came into force with its publication on 20 June 2015. Signatories of a FTA with Turkey are exempt from the surcharge.
Additional duties are imposed collectively with the MFN import duty set by the Decree on Import Regime.
On 21 April 2020, the government of Turkey increased the additional duties (see related state act).