Federal Govt raises tariff for rice to 60%, wheat 70%

The Federal Government on Thursday raised tariffs on importation of rice in packing of more than 5kg or in bulk and in packing of 5kg or less to 60 percent from 50 percent. Continue Reading>>>

Nigeria’s finance minister Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this in a document seen by BusinessDay.

Also importation of wheat or meslin flour now attracts 70 percent tariffs as against 50 in 2022-2026 ECOWAS CET.

This was contained in a document titled ‘Revised Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) for Implementation of ECOW CET (2022-2026), 2023 fiscal policy measures, seen by Business Day. Continue Reading>>>

“This is to confirm that his excellency mr Mr President has approved for the implementation of the 2023 fiscal measures made up Supplementary Protection Measures (SPMs) for the implementation of ECOWAS Common External Tariff 2022-2026 and revised excise duty rate on alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and tobacco products as well as introduction of excise duty on Single Use Plastics (SUPs)”, she said.

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