Uzbekistan abolishes export customs duties for all types of goods

Business Materials 18 December 2017 09:19 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 18

By Nigar Guliyeva - Trend:

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed a decree "On additional measures to stimulate exports and ensure the competitiveness of domestic goods in foreign markets."

The document abolished export customs duties on all types of goods and licensing of exports of goods, except specific goods.

Furthermore, enterprises of all forms of ownership exporting own products are allowed to open trading houses and representative offices abroad for marketing research of foreign markets and advertising their own products. They can also supply goods on consignment terms, except in cases stipulated by the law.

The document also approved a list of goods and products exported on the basis of decisions of the president or government. These are cattle, poultry, meat and, grain (wheat, rye, barley, oats, corn, rice, buckwheat), flour, cereals, vegetable oils, sugar, bakery products (except pastry, pastries, cookies, crackers, toast and similar products of own production), ores and tungsten concentrates, waste, debris and scrap of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), tannery and fur raw materials, cocoons of silkworm, raw silk and silk waste, scrap and waste of non-ferrous metals , as well as antiquities, which have significant artistic, historical, scientific or other cultural value (according to the conclusion of the Ministry of Culture).

The decree also approved a list of goods banned for import into Uzbekistan. These are works of print, manuscripts, clichés, drawings, photographs, films, negatives, film, video and audio products, recordings and sound materials aimed at undermining the state and social system, violating the territorial integrity, political independence and state sovereignty, propagandizing war , terrorism, violence, national exclusiveness and religious hatred, racism and its variety (anti-Semitism, fascism), as well as pornographic materials.