Cambodia’s rice, dried tobacco to enjoy zero percent import tariff

16:17 | 28/12/2016 Trade

Rice and dried tobacco leaves imported from Cambodia will enjoy a import tariffs of zero percent from January 1 – December 31, 2017.

Rice transport in Western region - Photo: thesaigontimes

The decision was made in a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

It states that the imported goods must have certificates of origin licensed by the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce or concerned agencies and go through customs clearances at border gates listed in the circular’s Appendix 02.

Merchants who import dried tobacco leaves must also have licenses.

The circular will be effective from January 18 – December 31, 2017.

Theo VNA