HA NOI (VNS)— The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has decided to raise sugar import duty to 15 per cent from July 22, 2013.
In a newly released circular, they have also revealed that import tariffs of maple sugar and maple-oriented syrup will increase from 3 per cent to 10 per cent.
Taxes in glucose and glucose syrup will rise from 10 to 15 per cent.
Pure fructose will be subject to a 15 per cent tariff, a large jump from the current rate of 3 per cent.
Meanwhile, export duty of man-made honey will be adjusted from 10 per cent to 15 per cent.
MoF also raised import tariffs of flavored sugar from 5 per cent to 15 per cent. — VNS