Not to apply tariff quotas for import of ASEAN-origin sugar
The Ministry of Industry and Trade issues the Circular No. 23/2019/TT-BCT on non-application of tariff quotas for import of ASEAN-origin sugar on November 13, 2019.
Accordingly, not to apply tariff quotas for import of sugar items (HS code 1701) originating from ASEAN countries in accordance with current laws.
Volume of sugar imported from ASEAN countries is not subject to annual tariff quotas announced by the Ministry of Industry and Trade under the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s commitments applicable to its member states.
Import duty rates for sugar items originating from the ASEAN countries must comply with the Government’s regulations.
This Circular takes effect on January 01, 2020.