ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Aug 2015

In August 2015, the government of Uzbekistan announced a change in the required local inputs to serve domestic customers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 22 Aug 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Local sourcing

On 22 August 2015 the Government of Uzbekistan issued Decree No. 244 'On introduction of amendments to the programmes of localisation of production of finished goods, spare parts and materials'.The purpose of this legal act is to promote local production. 
Concretely, the Government included 21 projects in the programme of localisation of production of finished goods, spare parts and materials for the period 2015-2019. The affected goods are: washing machines, fuel and oil air filters, baby diapers, washing powder, transformers, children toy dishes, pipes of various diameters, screws, etc.
Decree No 244 is related to DecreeNo. -2298 of 11 February 2015. It approves the concrete incentives for localisation of production. Companies included in a Localisation program for the period 2015--2019 are exempted for a period of 3 years from:

  • customs payments (except for customs clearance fees) for imported technological equipment,spare parts and components, not produced in the country, used in the production of localised goods;
  • profit-related tax, related to the production of localised goods;
  • property tax related to the production of localised goods.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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