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Qatar: Customs duty exemption for food, medical equipment (COVID-19)

Qatar: Customs duty exemption for food, equipment

The General Authority of Customs in addressing the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has issued a directive exempting food and medical equipment from customs duties for a period of six months, effective from 23 March 2020.

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The exemption from customs duty applies for 905 different items listed in the customs clearance system. These included basic food items and a number of medical devices.


Read a March 2020 report [PDF 223 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Qatar

Read also an April 2020 report prepared by KPMG International

 

 

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