The Circular No. 11/2023 is issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on May 08, 2023, providing 2023 import tariff quotas of raw tobacco. The import tariff quota of raw tobacco shall be applied from June 23, 2023, to the end of December 31, 2023.
The import tariff quota for raw tobacco (HS code 2401) in 2023 is 68,414 tons.
The import tariff quotas of raw tobacco shall comply with the allocation method specified in the Government's Decree No. 69/2018/ND-CP dated May 15, 2018, detailing a number of articles of the Law on Foreign Trade Management, and the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Circular No. 12/2018/TT-BCT dated June 15, 2018, detailing a number of articles of the Law on Foreign Trade Management and the Government’s Decree No. 69/2018/ND-CP of May 15, 2018.
The raw tobacco import tariff quota shall be allocated to traders licensed for cigarette production by the Ministry of Industry and Trade that have the demand to use imported raw tobacco for cigarette production.
See the full text at Circular No. 13/2023/TT-BCT