Rhino Horn Import Tariff = 2.5%

FYI: The Taiwan government charges 2.5% import duty on superior quality rhino horns for use in medicine… So much for protecting endangered species and all that… The snippet below is clipped directly from the government’s customs and tariff website…

Tariff Valid Date : 2004/1/1 Tariff Expire Date :
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砯珇だ摸腹
C.C.C.Code 浪


CD 砯Description of Goods 虫

Unit 瓣祙瞯
Tariff Rate

紉疭砏﹚
CR 块砏﹚
Imp. & Exp.
Regulations
祙玥腹

Tariff NO. 参

SC 材逆

Import 块
Export
05071012
Rhinoceros horns, superior quality (incl. for Chinese drugs)

KGM 2.5% 0.00%
(GT) 1.00%(PA) 2.5% R

502
B01

They are not reconized by the world so why should they care about the rest off the world?

because they expect the rest of the world to care about them…

as always with the Taiwanese, they want to have their cake and eat it too, then stiff someone else with the bill… and then complain that nobody likes them… :unamused: