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Detail

Area
Algeria
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Grains
Date
01/12/2016
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Value added tax
Description
Increased the value-added tax (VAT) rates on concerned goods, including barley, oats, maize, sorghum, malt, starch, gluten, pasta and couscous from 7 to 9 percent. Moreover, it increased the VAT for feed products from 17 percent to 19 percent. The new rates are effective from January 2017. Wheat remains VAT exempt.