TITLE

Pakistan to protect chemicals industry

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the impact of the Finance Act of 2006 established by the Pakistan government on the chemical industry. The Pakistan chemical industry received a boost after the government decided to hike tariffs to fend off foreign competition. The legislation will empower tax authorities to provide protection by imposing an additional customs duty on chemical imports.
ACCESSION #
21474938

 

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