ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Feb 2010In February 2010, the government of Afghanistan announced a change in export taxation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
The Law of 'Minerals' of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, of 14 February 2010
Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
An Inventory to Exporting Goods from Afghanistan - January 2013
Customs Tariff of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Chapter 25
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.