- Complaint number
- NTB Type
2.7. International taxes and charges levied on imports and other tariff measures
25% excise duty on laundry soap.
Kenya complained that Malawian Government charge 25% excise duty on imports of laundry soap.
- Status note
At their meeting held on 29 August 2011, Kenya NMC reported that consultations had taken place between the Ministers of Trade of the two coutries which resolved the matter.
- Progress update note
Malawi reported that she charges 20% duty on imported soap in powder foam not bar soap . Local soap does not attract the 20% duty. NTBs National Monitoring Comittee mandated Ministry of Trade to make further consultations with relevant Ministry and report back by 1st June 201.
- Policy or regulatory NTB
Malawi: Malawi Revenue Authority (Government institution)
- Reporting Country or Region
- Country specific trade issue
- Date of incident
- Date of resolution
- Product Description
- Total value
- Date reported