Shoe covers, sterile and non-sterile gloves and medical masks imported in Azerbaijan exempted from customs fee
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  • 18:08 07 March 2020

Shoe covers, sterile and non-sterile gloves and medical masks imported in Azerbaijan exempted from customs fee

Azerbaijan’s Cabinet of Ministers has adopted a decision “About making a change in “The goods nomenclature of foreign economic activity of the Azerbaijan Republic, degrees of import customs fees and degrees of export customs fees”, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers told ONA.

According to the Order #35s dated January 30, 2020 of the Cabinet of Ministers the “Activity Plan related to prevention of spread of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection in the Azerbaijan Republic” has been approved, and a number of measures are being taken according to that Plan.

Besides, in order to prevent development of dangerous situation which can be created by coronavirus infection on Azerbaijan’s territory, and to implement operatively the prophylactic and urgent measures, a task force consisting of representatives of the concerned state institutions has been established under the Cabinet of Ministers. One of the important tasks among the works implemented in the area of prevention of spread of coronavirus infection in the country is to satisfy the demand of the people and the medical institutions for necessary medical supplies at affordable prices and to replenish the stock of a number of medical means. From this viewpoint, taking into consideration the exportation of shoe covers, sterile and non-sterile gloves and medical masks (for surgical operation or medical procedure) and respirators into Azerbaijan from abroad, according to that decision, the above-listed goods have been exempted from import customs duty until June 1 of the current year.

Faig Mahmudov

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