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Watchdog receives complaint over edible oil import duty

 |  June 15, 2012

The Southern Trading Company has filed a complaint with the Swaziland Competition Commission over a new import levy on edible oils. The Ministry of Agriculture ordered the National Agricultural Marketing Board to require that companies obtain permits and pay a 15 percent duty to import edible oil. The new regulations are intended to protect the local edible oil industry.

Southern Trading Company had unsuccessfully litigated its case against the Ministry of Agriculture in court.

Full content: Times of Swaziland


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