Commodity


Chapter
18 Chapter 18 - Cocoa and cocoa preparations

Sub Chapter
1805 Cocoa powder, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.

Sub Heading
180500 Put up for retail sale in packages of not more than 2 kg

Code
1805009000 Other

 

Tariffs


Displaying 1-12 of 12 result(s).
Country GroupGroup DescriptionActivityTariff RateUnitValid FromValid To
ID-01Import DutyImport5.00%kg17-10-201831-12-9999
GCT 06General Consumption TaxImport16.50%kg17-10-201831-12-9999
ASD05Additional Stamp DutyImport-kg17-10-201831-12-9999
EXC023Excise DutyImport-kg17-10-201831-12-9999
SCTA08Special Consumption TaxImport-kg17-10-201831-12-9999
SCTS18Special Consumption TaxImport-kg17-10-201831-12-9999
SCTF028Special Consumption TaxImport-kg17-10-201831-12-9999
SCF90Standard Compliance FeeImport0.30%kg17-10-201831-12-9999
ENVL20Environmental LevyImport0.50%kg17-10-201831-12-9999
AGGREG-LIMAggregate LimitImport-kg17-10-201831-12-9999
END-USEEnd UseImport52kg17-10-201831-12-9999
ALT-END-USAlt. End UseImport0kg17-10-201831-12-9999

 

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Plant Import Permit Permit Requirement Plant Quarantine Division A permit is required from the Plant Quarantine Division of MICAF prior to the unloading of any plant, hay, straw or fodder imported into Jamaica. The permit must be acquired prior to the unloading at the port of entry. Permits may be applied for through the MOAT portal. https://www.moatrade.gov.jm/MOA/. Importers can pay online using a credit card or at the cashier at either complexes or the Plant Quarantine Head Office. ( The items that require an import permit are seeds, coffee, cocoa, silica, sand, banana, citrus, orange, lime, ginger, spices, potato, yam, herbs, roots plants, flowers, horticulture, fruits, vegetables) The Plants Quarantine Act 09-09-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Import Permit of Plant Quarantine Division- PQD Detailed process flow outlining the necessary procedure to acquire an import permit through the Plant Quarantine Division. This includes flowers, seeds, fruits, vegetables, horticulture, coffee, cocoa, coconut, silica, sand, banana, Procedure View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Cocoa Dealers Licence Licensing Requirement Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) A Coca Dealers licence needs to be obtained from the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) prior to the sale, export or importation of cocoa and its by-products. A cocoa dealer is required under the law -Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 2017 to obtain this licence Required for persons who produce, buy, or otherwise offer for sale, cocoa beans. The main prerequisite for this type of licence is that dealers must exhibit a farm, or production capacity, of at least 20 metric tonnes of cocoa per crop year. The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 09-09-9999

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Cocoa Works Licence Licensing Requirement Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) A Coca Works licence needs to be obtained from the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) prior to the sale, export or importation of cocoa and its by-products. A cocoa dealer is required under the law -Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 2017 to obtain this licence Required for persons who process, dry, cure, ferment, clean or otherwise prepare for sale, cocoa beans. The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) Act 09-09-9999

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Coconut, Cocoa & Spices Works Licence - JACRA Required for persons who intend to commercialize commodities regulated by JACRA. An Application for a JACRA issued Works Licence should also accompany a letter of application for an Export Licence for JACRA regulated commodities. Procedure View