ASA Business Bulletin 28/12/2019-03/01/2020
Saturday Jan 4, 2020

Government reduces import duty on crude, refined palm oil
Government has reduced import duty on refined palmolein from 50% to 45%, and on Crude Palm Oil (CPO) duty reduced from 40% to 37.5% with immediate effect. Duty cut has been made under the ASEAN agreement and the India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement. Due to reduction in duty, tax difference between CPO and refined palmolein is reduced from 10% to 7.5%.

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