Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-051  
NTB Type
2.7. International taxes and charges levied on imports and other tariff measures  
Complaint
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
No 
Location
Malawi: Malawi Revenue Authority (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Kenya  
Date of incident
2004-12-22  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2011-07-28  
Product Description
Laundry Soap  
Total value
0  
Date reported
2007-12-03 00:00  
Modified
2011-08-29 17:50