New schema of tariff dismantling
Following the request submitted by Algeria during the 5th session of the Association Council held on June 15th, 2010, revising the tariff reduction for industrial products and tariff concessions for agricultural and food products, it has been agreed the revision of the tariff dismantling schema in order to establish the free trade area Algeria / European Union.
This request was made in application of articles 11 and 16 of the Association Agreement, which entered into force on September 1st, 2005, initially providing a period of gradual dismantling by 2017.
In fact, the initial calendar was shifted with a recovery and a tariff freeze in order to foster and promote the algerian companies upgrading.
It should be noted that this new schema of tariff dismantling has been operational since September 1st, 2012.
Products affected by the new schema of tariff dismantling:
Products subject to franchise authorization from customs duties:
Revised list 2, about industrial products exempt from customs duties since September 1st, 2012 (829 tariff subheadings) (Source : Ministry of Commerce).
Revised List of agricultural and food tariff quotas, it has been applicable since October 1st, 2012 (41 tariff subheadings) (Source : Ministry of Commerce).
Schema of tariff dismantling for industrial products: