ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Mar 2015

In March 2015, the government of Turkey announced an altered import quota.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Title: Ithalatta Tarife Kontenjani Uygulanmasi Hakkinda Karar

Decree No. 2015/7358

Source: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2015/05/20150505-3.htm


Inception date: 03 May 2015 | Removal date: 01 Jan 2016
Still in force

Import quota

On 2 March 2015 the Turkish government decided to open a new quota for bamboo thread. According to decision, imports of up to 2,000 tons will be exempted from import duties if realized prior to 31 December 2015.
The government stated insufficient domestic supply as the motivation for this liberalization. 
The tariff outside the quota is 3.2- 4%, depending on the type of thread.
 

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