Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Pakistan
Commodity Group
Sugar
Commodity
Sugar
Date
01/03/2013
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Export subsidy and taxes
Description
Freight subsidy of Rs 1.75/kg ($18/ton) approved by the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC)for the export of up to 1.2 million tons of sugar. Federal excise duty lowered by Federal Board of Revenue on domestic sugar sales from 8.0 percent to 0.5 percent.