On August 19, 2008, the GAC announced interim export tariff rates on aluminum alloys, coke and certain types of coal for the period August 20 to December 31, 2008 as follows:

  • A new 15 percent export tariff on aluminum alloys (HS 7601.20.00);
  • An increase in the export tariff on coke and semi-coke (HS 2704.00.10) from 25 to 40 percent;
  • An increase in the export tariff on coking coal (HS 2701.12.10) from 5 to 10 percent; and
  • A new 10 percent export tariff on other bituminous coal (HS 2701.11.00, 2701.12.90, 2701.19.00, 2701.20.00, 2702.10.00, 2702.20.00, 2703.00.00).