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The importation of some live animals, foodstuff, plant and plant materials, veterinary vaccines requires an import permit (view list) from the Ministry of Agriculture and is subjected to inspection at the time of importation by Quarantine Inspectors.

General Sales Tax is charged at a rate of 12.5% based on the aggregate of the customs value and any other relative duty (Import Duty, Environmental Tax and RRD if applicable). Some commodities are exempted from the payment of General Sales Tax at the time of importation.



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