Belarus increased import custom duties for several commodities

Belarus increased import customs duties for 9-month term for several food commodities. The rates of the duties were confirmed by the decree of the head of the state #542 dd. November 15 of the current year.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus and the concern "Belgospischeprom", the government took such measures in order to protect the interests of the domestic producers. The country produces the sufficient volumes of food for provision of the inner market. The raised import duties will allow limiting imports of such food commodities and competing in prices.

The government imposed import duties for flour from soft wheat and spelt wheat, groats and crude flour from soft wheat and spelt wheat, rolled grains and grains processed to flakes at the rate of 20% from the customs costs.


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