UZBEKISTAN: President issues duty-free sugar import order to calm prices

Published: 09/14/2017, 6:53:55 AM

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on prevention of increase of the internal price for sugar, according to Uzbekistan's AkiPress.

The document sets up a zero rate of import customs duty on sugar cane or chemically pure sucrose in a solid form from September 15, 2017.

The State Customs Committee is ordered to ensure timely and easy customs registration of the socially important goods that are imported to the country.