Customs Duty On Import Goods Increased

Customs Duty On Import Goods Increased


Under the Law on Customs Tariff and Duty, enacted on 20 May, 2008, Customs tariff on imported goods shall be classified into one if the following three types:

  • Ordinary
  • Most Favored
  • Discounted Tariff

The rate of ordinary tariff will be twofold the most favorable tariff. Discounted Tariffs will be established by treaty. Most Favored tariffs on imported goods will be approved directly by the Parliament of Mongolia.

On 28 March, 2016, the Cabinet issued a decree to raise the customs duties on imported goods between for 100 types of products as part of the efforts to promote domestic manufacturing. The list of affected products includes a range of goods including selected dairy products, vegetables, construction materials, some types of furniture, and raw materials of animal origin. It is claimed that all these types of goods are produced domestically and that such domestically produced goods have the potential to meet local demand. The enforcement of this decree is effective from May 1, 2016.