ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Feb 2010

In February 2010, the government of Afghanistan announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



The Law of 'Minerals' of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, of 14 February 2010
http://moci.gov.af/Content/files/minerals%20EN.pdf

Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
An Inventory to Exporting Goods from Afghanistan - January 2013
http://moci.gov.af/Content/files/An%20Inventory%20to%20Exporting%20Goods%20from%20Afghanistan.pdf

Customs Tariff of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Chapter 25
http://mof.gov.af/Content/files/Tariff_English_final.pdf


Inception date: 14 Feb 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export tax

The Law of 'Minerals' of 14 February 2010 regulates the extraction of minerals in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for exportation.
It sets a royalty tax of 15% on the commercial invoice value of all minerals except for lapis. With respect to lapis, it sets a royalty tax of 15%, depending on the grade of the estimated stone value.

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