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Azerbaijan may exempt importers of environmentally safe cars from customs fees

Business Materials 29 March 2022 15:15
Azerbaijan may exempt importers of environmentally safe cars from customs fees
Sadraddin Aghjayev
Sadraddin Aghjayev
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 29. The Azerbaijani State Customs Committee has sent relevant documents to the government for the complete exemption of environmentally friendly cars' importers from customs fees and duties, the committee’s representative Tariel Alverdiyev said, Trend reports.

Alverdiyev made the remark at a press conference on "Operation of environmentally friendly cars and clean environment in Azerbaijan".

According to him, from 2022, the import of electric vehicles to Azerbaijan has been exempt from VAT.

Moreover, sales of electric vehicles in the domestic market were also exempt from VAT, he noted.

"Customs duties on imports of cars with an engine capacity of more than 3,000 cubic centimeters were increased in Azerbaijan to reduce their import,” the representative further said. “Since the beginning of this year, such cars haven’t been imported to Azerbaijan.”

Besides, since the beginning of 2022, the import of hybrid cars to Azerbaijan has increased by 1,300 units compared to the same period of last year, added Alverdiyev.

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