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Detail

Area
Pakistan
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Rapeseed
Date
01/07/2013
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import policy
Description
Introduced tax on rapeseed imports with a view to encourage domestic production of oilseeds.
Notes
PAKISTAN – rapeseed import duty: With a view to encourage domestic production of oilseeds, the government decided to introduce a tax on rapeseed imports amounting to PRp 400 per ton. In the last few years, average annual imports of rapeseed have risen to around 850 000 tons, while domestic rapeseed production remained flat at 220 000 – 250 000 tons per year.