Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Pakistan
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Wheat
Date
25/08/2016
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import tariff
Description
Increased regulatory duty on wheat imports from 40 percent to 60 percent. The duty was already increased in June 2015 from its previous level of 25 percent. The measure aims to discourage wheat imports and protect local farmers from lower wheat prices in international markets.