On December 16, 2021, the Minister of Industry and Trade promulgates the Circular No. 24/2021/TT-BCT regarding the principles of regulation of tariff quota-based import of salt, poultry eggs and tobacco in 2022. According to this Circular, the tariff quotas on imports of salt, poultry eggs and tobacco in 2022 are as follows:
– Quota on imports of chicken eggs (subheading 0407.21.00 and 0407.90.10), duck eggs (subheading 0407.29.10 and 0407.90.20), others (subheading 0407.29.90 and 0407.90.90) is 63,860 dozen (commercial clear eggs).
– Quota on imports of salt (heading 2501) is 80,000 tonnes (estimated in the first stage of 2022).
– Quota on imports of salt (heading 2401) is 65,156 tonnes.
In addition, import tariff quotas are allocated to the followings:
– Tariff quotas on imports of salt are allocated to traders directly using salt as ingredients for manufacturing of chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medical products.
– Tariff quotas on imports of poultry eggs are allocated to traders having import demands.
– Tariff quotas on imports of tobacco are allocated to traders licensed to manufacture cigarettes and having demands for imported tobacco for manufacturing of cigarettes.
Circular No. 24/2021/TT-BCT is in effect from February 1, 2022 to end of December 31, 2021.