Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Iran
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Barley and Wheat
Date
02/08/2015
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import tariff
Description
Canceled import duties on wheat and barley before the originally announced dates.The import duties ended on 6 September for wheat and on 22 August for barley. The government had originally said the wheat duty would last for one year and the barley until 22 September 2015.
Notes
The Iranian government imposed a wheat duty of 1,500 rials per kilo, or about USD 67 a tonne, a level that rendered wheat imports commercially unfeasible.