ANNOUNCEMENT 07 May 2015In May 2015, the government of Vietnam announced a change in import duties.
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English translation of Circular No. 36/2015/TT-BTC
Increase the export tax rates applicable to gold jewelry, goldsmiths' wares by 2% from may 07, 2015
Effective 7 May 2015, Vietnam increased the importy duty from 0 to 2% on gold with more than 95% purity, specifically for article of gold jewellery (HS 7113), articles of goldsmith's wares (HS 7114) and other articles of precious metal (HS 7115). The measure was published through Circular No. 36/2015/TT-BTC dated 23 March 2015.
Articles of gold with less than 95% purity under the above tariff lines are still exempt from import duty.